Dead Before Dying

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AuthorDeon Meyer
Original titleFeniks
Working titleFeniks
TranslatorMadeleine van Biljon
CountrySouth Africa
Set inCape Town
PublisherLittle, Brown
Publication date
Published in English
Media typePrint
ISBN978-3-7466-3050-2 (first edition)

Dead Before Dying is a novel written by South African novelist Deon Meyer. It was first published as Feniks in Afrikaans in 1996 before being translated by Madeleine van Biljon in 1999. The novel has been adapted into a series known as Cape Town.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Dead before Dying by Deon Meyer". The Complete Review. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  2. ^ "Mystery/Thriller Review: Dead Before Dying by Deon Meyer". Publishers Weekly. March 27, 2006. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  3. ^ Engelbrecht, Leandra (November 11, 2021). "Deon Meyer's Benny Griessel novels to be adapted for screen". News24. Retrieved January 25, 2022.