Growling in the Kennel of Justice: Lawyers' Reflections on the Legacy of Robert Burns


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In unfolding the backstory of the Bard's life and working through the voices of 22 lawyers from Burns's era, Allan Nicolson subtly unravels a tale at once familiar and new - even startling at times. Blending Burns's verse, correspondence and law reports of the time, Nicolson has been able to build up a novel analysis of the legacy of the Scottish poet. Steeped in the atmosphere of that era, the narratives are peppered with details of bank failures, land disputes, bankruptcies, threats of dismissal, court actions for breach ...

Growling in the Kennel of Justice: Lawyers' reflections on the legacy of Robert Burns 2014, Matador, Leicester

ISBN-13: 9781783064625