UGLY has sold over 600,000 copies
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.
'As compulsive as her bestselling debut, UGLY.' -- Woman & Home 'It is a truly remarkable read from someone who overcame a torrid start in life.' -- Sun On UGLY: 'Utterly extraordinary ... harrowing, often deeply disturbing, but ultimately inspiring' -- Daily Mail 'Reading the book is like an exercise in bottling up your rage. Afterwards, you feel helpless and disturbed. Which is only right.' -- Standard 20060123 'An astonishing true story of hope over adversity' -- Mail on Sunday 20060122 'Remarkable' -- Good Housekeeping 20060122 'Horrific, but remarkable too.' -- Lesley Pearse 20060122 'A heart-rending account of a mother's cruelty from one of the first black women to sit as a judge in the UK.' -- Elle 20060122