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Hatred, Ridicule And Contempt

David Cooper

Injustice. Treachery. Sabotage. Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question.

Hatred, Ridicule and Contempt. A high caliber courtroom drama with many unexpected twists as one man stands up against conformity and the easy way out.

About the author:
"Hatred, Ridicule and Contempt" is set in the early nineties and is centred upon a libel action handled by the solicitor for the defendant newspaper, with a notable undercurrent of law firm politics. Unusual as it may be to have chosen Birmingham as the stage for the book, I am mindful of the fact that the greatest legal thriller writer of all times based one of his classic works in unfashionable Memphis...

In completing the book, it was quite fascinating to think that twenty years ago, there was no internet and no email to speak of, and that the modern world of instant communication would only have existed as a figment of the imagination. But that's another story.

I am a solicitor living in South Staffordshire with my wife Nicola.

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