The job of killing people

2008-06-03 00:00

THE overwhelming majority of South Africans would like to see the death penalty brought back — repeated surveys have come up with the same result. But they might think again if they read a new novel by Durban advocate Chris Marnewick, 'Shepherds & Butchers'.

“I’ve had an interest in the topic for a long time,” says Marnewick. “And I remember thinking then that the scale of the killing was unbelievable — barbaric.” publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.