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The Faces of Justice

(1961)
A novel by

 
'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.'
Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993)

For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts, low courts, police courts. In England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, she watched the prisoners at the bar, the accusing community arrayed against them, the advocates, the jurors, the judges on the bench. She saw justice being attempted under the law - the best we can do, the worst we can do - varying in subtle yet astonishing ways from country to country. The result is a story about justice, humanity and the individual - moving, dramatic, superbly observed, splendidly told.

 
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Paperback Editions

December 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Faces of Justice: A Traveller's Report (Classics of Law & Society)
Author(s): Sybille Bedford
ISBN: 1-61027-907-7 / 978-1-61027-907-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quid Pro, LLC
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September 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Faces of Justice
Author(s): Sybille Bedford
ISBN: 0-571-28268-7 / 978-0-571-28268-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Faces of Justice
Author(s): Sybille Bedford
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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