Granta 69: The Assassin - Granta Magazine

Granta 69: The Assassin

Spring 2000

In a powerful piece of investigation, Henk van Woerden reconstructs the strange, affecting history of Demitrios Tsafendas – the man who assassinated Hendrik Verwoerd, South African premier and architect of apartheid. Also in this issue: Diane Athill on the need to like V. S. Naipaul; Richard Williams on the search for a long-lost jazz trumpeter; and stories by Graham Swift, Hanif Kureishi, and Paul Theroux.