The Prosecutor

The Prosecutor

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 01/04/2021
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The Prosecutor
I really enjoyed this and whipped through the pages. Afzal has faced a lot in his career: organised crime, terrorism, honour violence, sex abuse gangs, and... READ MORE
Chris Bedford


The outsider who transformed our justice system Nazir Afzal knows a thing or two about justice. As a Chief Prosecutor, it was his job to make sure the most complex, violent and harrowing crimes made it to court, and that their perpetrators were convicted. From the Rochdale sex ring to the earliest prosecutions for honour killing and modern slavery, Nazir was at the forefront of the British legal system for decades. But his story begins in Birmingham, in the sixties, as a young boy facing racist violence and the tragic death of a young family member - and it's this that sets him on the path to his groundbreaking career, and which enables him to help communities that the conventional justice system ignores, giving a voice to the voiceless. A memoir of struggle and survival as well as crime and punishment, The Prosecutor is both a searing insight into the justice system and a powerful story of one man's pursuit of the truth.

  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781529105025
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 218g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 19 mm

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The Prosecutor
An incredibly inspiring must read
Wow what a book! I thoroughly enjoyed reading this memoir. It was a compelling and gripping read. I have read quite a few non fiction books focused on UK... READ MORE
Sabrina Moutarde
The Prosecutor
Excellent read - insight into the CPS
This is an autobiography of sorts that charts the author’s journey from growing up during the ‘60s in Birmingham with Pakistani heritage. Afzal shares how ... READ MORE
Carl Gayle
The Prosecutor
A Great Read!
The Prosecutor is the story of Nazir Afzal, a Muslim boy from Birmingham who worked his way up to the highest echelons of the Crown Prosecution Service. ... READ MORE
Lynsay Tervit
The Prosecutor
Outstanding and desolate
This is an outstanding book, I recommend everyone should read it. To not only have their eyes opened to what many have endured in the recent past, but to w... READ MORE
Jennifer James