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Constance Briscoe - Author

About the Author

A practising barrister and one of the first black women to sit as a judge in the UK, Constance Briscoe is the author of the bestselling memoirs Ugly and Beyond Ugly. Inspired by her firsthand experiences in the courtroom, Constance has turned her writing talents to create gritty, page-turning crime fiction. Set in her home territory of South London, The Accused is a gripping, authentic debut backed by an insider's knowledge of the criminal justice system.

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Beyond Ugly

Beyond Ugly

Author: Constance Briscoe Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2007

Despite her mother's constant physical and psychological abuse, Constance Briscoe has gained a place at Newcastle University to study law - a long-held ambition. She finances her studies by several jobs at weekends and during the holidays, including working with the terminally ill in a hospice. She also finds the money to pay for several cosmetic surgery treatments in an attempt to transform the face that her mother has convinced her is ugly, ugly, ugly. With the degree achieved, Constance takes up Michael Mansfield's invitation to become a pupil in his prestigious chambers. But she didn't find the support and encouragement she expected.

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