Ugly [Constance Briscoe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. UGLY is the life story of Constance Briscoe. Starved, beaten and told she was an “ugly waste of space”, this is a heart-rending account of a mother’s cruelty from. Ugly by Constance Briscoe – book cover, description, publication history.

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Just like any other average kid, Briscoe was often given chores to do such as preparing the chicken to cook. But such is the toxicity of this daughter-mother relationship that not once did she acknowledge Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell, Let us hope that Constance’s story will inspire young people everywhere to not only hold constahce their dreams and make them happen, but also to be better parents themselves.

I still think she should have tried harder. What I will do is google her to see if I can find some further details on events and her family.

She bought her other children Christmas gifts, new clothes etc. She had come to tell a pack of lies about me, and she had set up my brothers and sisters against constancd when I had no issue with them at all.

One of the opening scenes, where Briscoe’s mother berates her for being ‘ugly’ is powerful and moving. Karena keteguhan dan mimpinya connstance besar itulah ia berhasil melewati berbagai penyiksaan, hinaan, kelaparan, hingga ditelantarkan.

She underwent facial and other cosmetic surgery at university. The number one bestselling memoir, set to top the charts once more in paperback. In Februaryat the trial of Vicky Prycepolice briscke that Briscoe’s arrest related to the release of information to the press on behalf of Pryce contrary to statements Briscoe had made, and the police could not rely upon Briscoe as a “witness of truth”.


This book is about a girl which has been mistreated and emotionally destroyed by her consstance. However, is it possible for one to hate the very child she carried inside of her for nine months? But somehow Constance found the courage to survive her terrible start in life.

Poorly written, poor grammar throughout, like a child wrote it instead of an adult and she’s now a judge? This was a trial questioning Briscoe’s basic truthfulness.

I really like this book for it shows how strong an abused child can be.

Constance Briscoe: ugly tale of the barrister who lied to police | UK news | The Guardian

Briscoe’s lawyerly ambition was stoked by watching the TV series Crown Court while off sick from school recovering from an operation to remove fibroid growths in her breasts, growths she claimed were caused by her mother pinching them as punishment. Nov 03, Jay rated it it was ok Shelves: It was thirty odd years ago, so I can only hope that today someone would step in and do something. One could say, she was intimidated by her mother and the failure of her first attempt to get help.

Throughout the book, the writer describes how the child has suffered and was abused by her mother. Deep thoughts and At the beginning I thought this book could be very interesting but as soon as I came to the middle of it I became very annoyed.

She criticises the looks of almost everyone that enters her life.

Mother of ‘Ugly’ judge loses libel case

And if you just give me a moment I’ll pack and go with you. Nevertheless, I realized one more time how beautiful my childhood was and how happy I can be. But she lost, and is now bankrupted as a result, she consstance.


uvly She showed us where she’d had three toes amputated. The first few chapters were the worse for me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Mother of ‘Ugly’ judge loses libel case – Telegraph

Now Briscoe is the latest victim — her legal career utterly destroyed. Bagaimana seorang Constant Briscoe berjuang sedari kecil btiscoe tumbuh remaja melawan penyiksaan ibunya dan bagaimana ia akhirnya terkerdilkan oleh setiap perkataan ibunya bahwa ia adalah buruk rupa, sunggguh teramat jelek, and uncapanle of doing things Five of her eight siblings accused her of lying.

She broscoe turned to Briscoe for legal advice to sit in on meetings with the Mail on Sunday and check contracts, she said.

How did she know what went on during her suicide attempt if she was passed out for the most part?

Constance Briscoe: ugly tale of the barrister who lied to police

I also recommend this book for readers who are interested in stories that are based on real life. Please read my full review here – http: This book is an account of a child’s memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected.

Her mother left her to fend for herself at the ripe old age of 14, and even then she would constantly return demanding money for rent, gas, electricity and physically abusing her.