Articles by Peter Soal





The story of two contrasting brilliant men

Richard Steyn’s fascination with JC Smuts was clearly not satisfied by the publication of “Unafraid of Greatness” as he has produced another substantial volume, this dealing with the Churchill and Smuts friendship. In this well-researched, easy…


The day FW almost upset a peaceful revolution

Niel Barnard has written a second book focussed on the transition from apartheid to democracy. The first concentrated on the secret negotiations led by Barnard, between Nelson Mandela and the National Party government. In Peaceful Revolution…