It was Constance's mother who told her she was ugly. Over and over again. And that was just one strand of a childhood blighted by physical and emotional abuse. But the young girl had a strength and resilience beyond her years. She put herself through university, financing her studies with several jobs - including one caring for the terminally ill in a hospice - and then fulfilled a lifelong ambition by joining a prestigious set of legal chambers. But Constance's troubles were not over . . .
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As compulsive as her bestselling debut, UGLY. - Woman & HomeIt is a truly remarkable read from someone who overcame a torrid start in life. - SunOn UGLY: 'Utterly extraordinary . . . harrowing, often deeply disturbing, but ultimately inspiring' - Daily MailReading the book is like an exercise in bottling up your rage. Afterwards, you feel helpless and disturbed. Which is only right. - StandardAn astonishing true story of hope over adversity - Mail on SundayRemarkable - Good Housekeeping
About Constance Briscoe
Constance Briscoe practises as a barrister and in 1996 became a part-time judge - one of the first black women to sit as a judge in the UK. She lives in Clapham with her two children, Martin and Francesca. Her partner is Tony Arlidge QC.
Beyond Ugly by Constance Briscoe
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