RULE OF LAWGlynnis Breytenbach with Nechama BrodieMacmillan The picture on the cover of Glynnis Breytenbach’s book – her questioning National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams in Parliament – says it all. Her direct, penetrating glare probably encapsulates the fury she feels about "the capture of the NPA". On the back page is a delightfully relaxed photograph of the former head of the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit with three of her dogs. Between the covers lies the remarkably forthright, often amusing, sometimes scary and shocking story of Breytenbach as told to Nechama Brodie. People who have been integral to Breytenbach’s life were invited by Brodie to provide candid insights into the former prosecutor, focusing on a legal career that spanned 26 years. They include Bulelani Ngcuka, Vusi Pikoli, Johann Kriegler and Mandy Wiener. Towards the end of the book are a couple of paragraphs that sum up Breytenbach’s determination to ensure justice for all. "At the moment,...

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