Anemari Jansen tells it all in 'Eugene de Kock: Assassin for the State'

Anemari Jansen began visiting Eugene de Kock in prison three years before his release. She published her first non-fiction title on the life of De Kock in 2014.

CapeTalk/702’s Redi Tlabi on Thursday spoke to Anemari Jansen to find out what drove her to write about the life of a man who is labelled as an "assassin for the state".

Listen to the full conversation on The Redi Tlhabi Show:

I was a child, an Afrikaaner girl growing up in the 70s, being shielded from what was really happening in our country

Anemari Jansen, author

The more I did research, the more I realised that I cannot write the Eugene de Kock story giving the whole context … then I tried to be as honest as possible.

Anemari Jansen, Author

I could never fully grasp because I was never there but I tried to assimilate what I heard and put it on paper for others to gain deeper understanding of what happened.

Anemari Jansen, Author

This article first appeared on 702 : Anemari Jansen tells it all in 'Eugene de Kock: Assassin for the State'


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