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Cecil, Henry 1902-1976

Overview
Works: 93 works in 725 publications in 6 languages and 9,315 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Anecdotes  Humor  Humorous fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Records and correspondence 
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 )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 511 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 Italian and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief to counsel by Henry Cecil( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends at court by Henry Cecil( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 361 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
Settled out of court by Henry Cecil( Book )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 359 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
Daughters in law by Henry Cecil( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 335 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 )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman named Anne by Henry Cecil( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 284 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. 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?
Portrait of a judge, and other stories by Henry Cecil( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does an elderly judge do when he is confronted by a man who wants to kill him for a death sentence he had given out years before? This is a collection of short stories based on all matters legal. Written with cracking pace and full of unexpected twists, paradoxes and subtleties the book will have you riveted to the very last page
The asking price by Henry Cecil( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 259 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
No bail for the judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 242 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
Tell you what I'll do by Henry Cecil( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 236 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
A child divided by Henry Cecil( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief tales from the bench; eight courtroom vignettes by Henry Cecil( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlawful occasions by Henry Cecil( Book )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 206 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
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

No fear or favour by Henry Cecil( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 195 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
The buttercup spell by Henry Cecil( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a judge handing out a lenient sentence because he is suddenly filled with love for his fellow man. Think of a world where Trades Union leaders support their bosses' high salaries and where policemen hug and kiss drivers stopped for speeding. Eventually the government is forced to step in
Alibi for a judge by Henry Cecil( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice Carstairs, a High Court Judge is completely incompetent and a chronic worrier to boot. He takes the unprecedented step of trying to overrule his own judgement and encounters resistance on all sides. Matters get really complicated when, in trying to prove the man's innocence, he becomes convinced of his guilt. He also becomes the target of a blackmailer
 
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Alternative Names
Cecil, Henry

Cecil, Henry Leon

Cecil, Henry Leon 1902-

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-

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)

Languages
English (389)

German (9)

Dutch (8)

Japanese (4)

French (3)

Italian (3)

Covers
Friends at courtSettled out of courtDaughters in lawSober as a judgeA woman named AnneAccording to the evidenceThe asking priceNo bail for the judge