Book Review: ‘No Holds Barred: An Idiot’s Guide to the Art of Advocacy

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No Holds Barred: An Idiot's Guide to the Art of Advocacy No Holds Barred: An Idiot’s Guide to the Art of Advocacy
by Ivor Bigg-Wigg

5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Quite something. Witty, darkly amusing and satisfying, this short exploration of the criminal justice system is guaranteed to have you howling. Unless you’re a judge. Or an usher. Or a defendant. Mr Bigg-Wigg guides the reader through the intricacies of the average criminal trial, delivering punchline after punchline and jab after jab.

This is quite a short text, numbering just 112 pages, and I managed to read the entire thing twice in a single sitting. At just £1.99 for the Kindle download, this is an absolute steal for the laughs it promises. If you have a sense of humour at all, buy this. If you do not, buy it anyway. Aside from the humour, this is interesting for the insights it provides into the profession.

Mr Bigg-Wigg on the defendant:

His appearance will be depressing, even if he’s put on his best suit for the occasion. If he’s young, he…

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3 Responses to Book Review: ‘No Holds Barred: An Idiot’s Guide to the Art of Advocacy

  1. Bernard Marx says:

    I hope you enjoy it.

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