Benny Griessel is the protagonist in a series of crime thriller novels by South African novelist Deon Meyer. Benny Griessel is a homicide detective in Cape Town, South Africa. At the beginning of the series, Griessel is in a bad place. He is on the verge of losing everything he has, including his job, his […]


Deon Meyer is a South African author of crime thriller novels. He earned his B.A. degree majoring in English and History from the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, and his honours degree from the University of the Free State. Meyer worked for the South African print company Die Volksblad as a journalist and for […]