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The Exit Internationalist

June 18, 2022

The Price of Mercy

The Price of Mercy is Sean Davison’s new book (2022).

Read the 1st published extract HERE

In September 2018, Professor Sean Davison’s peaceful life in the leafy suburbs of Cape Town is shattered.

Arrested for the murder of Dr Anrich Burger, a once-fit athlete turned quadriplegic who begged Davison to assist him end his life in 2015, the unassuming academic and father of three now finds himself locked up in a prison cell.

Under investigation led by the Hawks, an additional two murders are added to the case for which he now faces a mandatory life prison sentence.

The Price of Mercy

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Written in compelling detail, The Price of Mercy tracks the extraordinary journey that Davison embarks on to prepare for the gruelling legal challenge that lies ahead.

The desperate cries of many, begging for his assistance to help end their lives of suffering haunt him.

Unwavering in his belief that we all have the right to die with dignity, Davison’s selfless battle is made more bearable by his friendship with the late and great Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

The Price of Mercy will change the way you see death.

Read the 1st published extract HERE

Sean’s book The Last Waltz is available from

The Price of Mercy

Professor Sean Davison speaking at Exit’s 20th Anniversary Conference in Melbourne, 2016