Indefensible: Van Breda by Nick van der Leek

15 Nov 2017
Indefensible: Van Breda by Nick van der Leek

Is he guilty? Did Henri van Breda butcher his family to death with an axe? Indefensible skirts around simple questions and obvious answers in search of deeper, darker secrets. Why? What is the operative psychology shadow-boxing in that subliminal, out of sight place?

What’s hidden in plain sight that no one can see?

How does one defend the indefensible? Who are those involved in defending the indefensible, and what are their motivations? Why defend the indefensible to begin with?

Investigative photojournalist Nick van der Leek, fresh from a triumphant run dealing with the enormous JonBenét Ramsey and Madeleine McCann archives, now brings his true crime scalpel to bear on home soil. He brings prescient insight into the distortions of the infamous trial heard in Keerom Street, Cape Town, the latter described evocatively as a kind of “Diagon Alley” of courtroom intrigue.

About the author
Nick van der Leek is a bestselling author and professional freelance photojournalist. With a background in law, economics and marketing, and after a brief ‘career’ in triathlon and mountain climbing, today Nick is one of South Africa’s most talented freelancers. He regularly produces features for GQ, Ironman Magazine, Sawubona and Country Life.