Get-rich-quick literature has avid readers in SA, where many people believe that there is a recipe they can follow to earn a million bucks. Local authors are now capitalising on this trend. One of the reasons entrepreneur Albert van Wyk wrote and published his book Millionaire at 22 is that he believes if people have ambitions to be millionaires, "they need to learn from a millionaire". "I felt that I know how to become a millionaire and that it is my responsibility to share this knowledge with the rest of SA," he says. "Most people don’t get this knowledge from their parents, school or university. If you want to become a millionaire, you need to learn from a millionaire," Van Wyk says. This is Van Wyk’s first book. He recorded his ideas as they came to him and organised them into the first draft of his manuscript. He then filled in missing details, "to give the book more substance", he says. "I would write certain pieces and concepts that came to me over a period of a year. Then I ...

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