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Christmas Special: Interview with John Bartlett

For my Christmas interview I am delighted to introduce the talented author, racing driver, helicopter pilot and adventurer John Bartlett, a charming Englishman who has had the most amazing adventures, some comic, some very tragic, but all very interesing to … Continue reading

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Dark Horse, by John Bartlett

When I first read Chequered Justice I had not heard of John Bartlett and I had no interest in motor racing. But to my surprise I found he had written a marvellous, horrifying book which was impossible to put down. … Continue reading

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Law and Disorder: Confessions of a Pupil Barrister, by Tim Kevan

This is a lively, amusing, funny, cynical, compelling fiction about the life of a pupil barrister – Babybarista – in a set of chambers in London. It’s also, in its way, quite horrifying: if only half of the stories in … Continue reading

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The Homicide Chronicle: Defending the Citizen Accused, by Ralph Shamas

Ralph Shamas is a lawyer who has practised for 35 years in Arizona, and is now a judge. This book, The Homicide Chronicle, is a fictionalized account of a major murder trial in which he was the defense attorney. The names … Continue reading

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Injustice – Clive Stafford Smith

This is a wonderful, shocking, compelling book. I have read many legal thrillers, including those by John Grisham (who endorses this book) but it is one thing to read about injustice, legal corruption and police incompetence in a fictional setting, … Continue reading

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