This is the story of the relationship between two unlikely correspondents. Yusuf is a would-be intellectual "coloured" on Death Row in Pretoria, convicted of murdering one and a half people. Adrian is the "half" that got away, having survived Yusuf's assault during an afternoon of casual sex.

Cheap Lives 1996, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349107264

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Cheap Lives 1995, Little Brown and Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780316914505