WorldCat Identities

Cecil, Henry 1902-1976

Overview
Works: 98 works in 760 publications in 7 languages and 8,888 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Legal fiction (Literature)  Anecdotes  Humorous fiction  Humor  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Records and correspondence  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6053.E3, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Henry Cecil
 
Most widely held works by Henry Cecil
Brothers in law by Henry Cecil( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Thursby, aged twenty-four, is called to the bar. He is young, inexperienced and his love life is complicated. He blunders his way through a succession of comic adventures including his calamitous debut at the bar. His career takes an upward turn when he is chosen to defend the caddish Alfred Greenat the Old Bailey. In this first Roger Thursby novel Henry Cecil satires the legal profession with his usual wit and insight
The English judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends at court by Henry Cecil( Book )

33 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Thursby is prospering in the legal profession and is about to be made a Queen's Council. In this brilliantly funny sequel to Brothers in Law we follow him through a further series of hilarious legal highs and lows
Brief to counsel by Henry Cecil( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settled out of court by Henry Cecil( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonsdale Walsh is a rich financier who is wrongly imprisoned for murder. From his prison cell Lonsdale hatches an intricate plan to stage his own retrial at a secret location. Find out if Lonsdale can secure an acquittal and relish the further unexpected twists that are to be revealed
A woman named Anne by Henry Cecil( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a cross-examination, with a twist to the plot which no-one could anticipate
Daughters in law by Henry Cecil( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Justice Coombe is a well-respected judge who has beautiful twin daughters. One goes to the Bar while the other becomes a solicitor. They each fall in love with the sons of Major Claude Buttonstep. The Major is then forced into litigation with his neighbour and events take an interesting turn for everyone concerned
Sober as a judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to the evidence by Henry Cecil( Book )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Morland is on trial for murder. He has tried to remedy the ineffectiveness of the law by taking matters into his own hands. Unfortunately for him, his alleged crime was not committed in immediate defence of others or of himself. In this fascinating murder trial you will not find out until the very end just how the law will interpret his actions. Will his defence be accepted or does a different fate await him?
The asking price by Henry Cecil( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronald Holbrook is a fifty-seven year old bachelor who has lived in the same house for twenty years. Jane Doughty, the daughter of his next-door neighbours, is seventeen. She suddenly decides she is in love with Ronald and wants to marry him. Everyone is amused at first but then events take a disturbingly sinister turn
Tell you what I'll do by Henry Cecil( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Woodstock is a lazy but amiable criminal who would rather live by fraud than by working .He is very comfortable in prison. When out of prison he tries to avoid a violent criminal. Understandably, Harry feels safer in prison so thinks up ways to get himself inside again. His amusing story ends with an ingenious solution
No bail for the judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dour and highly-respected High Court Judge finds himself on trial for the murder of a prostitute. He has no recollection of the events leading up to the murder so believes he may be guilty. His daughter, however, is convinced of his innocence, so she enlists the help of a petty thief to help solve the complex mystery
Alibi for a judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Justice Carstairs is a High Court Judge. He is completely incompetent and a chronic worrier. He sentences a man and then immediately doubts his verdict. In trying to overrule his own judgement he encounters resistance on all sides. He also becomes the target of a blackmailer. A highly amusing tale of a man assailed by his own doubts
Brief tales from the bench; eight courtroom vignettes by Henry Cecil( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlawful occasions by Henry Cecil( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs Vernay lives in a flat above the Chambers of Brian Culsworth Q.C. Mrs Vernay receives a visit from a suspected blackmailer. She seeks advice from Mr Culsworth. A client of his is bringing an action to recover his share of a betting win. The story of these people becomes inextricably linked in a brilliant novel of suspense and humour
A child divided by Henry Cecil( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School library service in the United States, an interpretative survey by Henry Cecil( Book )

12 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Independent witness by Henry Cecil( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Justice Grampion hates dangerous drivers and hands down very severe sentences. Michael Barnes, MP, is devastated to hear that Grampion will be his judge. To make matters worse, against him are a host of witnesses whose testimonies are hilarious and often contradictory
Much in evidence by Henry Cecil( Book )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Richmond is bald and lame. His home is broken into and he is beaten up. His insurance company pays up - but they are highly suspicious. It would appear that a series of bald and lame men have been making dubious insurance claims. In this hilarious trial novel we see how amazing coincidences can really happen
No fear or favour by Henry Cecil( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'If everyone had a perfectly clear conscience, the blackmailer would have no chance.' So begins a trial in which the unfortunate judge is himself blackmailed. Unwittingly 'picked up' by a 'respectable-looking girl' the judge finds himself put into an impossible situation in which an unscrupulous blackmailer threatens his career and personal life in an attempt to steer the course of a trial to an aquittal
 
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Alternative Names
Cecil, Henry

Cecil, Henry Leon

Cecil, Henry Leon 1902-1976

Cecil, Henry pseud

Cecil Leon, Henry

Henry Cecil

Henry Cecil Leon Brits rechter (1902-1976)

Leon, Cecil Henry.

Leon, Cecil Henry 1902-1976

Leon, H.C.

Leon, Henry Cecil

Leon, Henry Cecil 1902-

Leon, Henry Cecil 1902-1976

Maxwell, Clifford 1902-1976

セシル, ヘンリー

セシル, ヘンリイ

ヘンリー・セシル (小説家)

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