Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

Price: £175.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


UK Public Holiday May 2017

Wildy's will be closed on Monday 29th May and will re-open on Tuesday 30th May.

Online book orders received during the time we are closed will be processed as soon as possible once we re-open on Tuesday.

As usual Credit Cards will not be charged until the order is processed and ready to despatch.

Any non-UK eBook orders placed after 5pm on the Friday 26th May will not be processed until Tuesday 30th May. UK eBook orders will be processed as normal.

Hide this message

Emlyn Hooson: Essays and Reminiscences

ISBN13: 9781848518698
Published: June 2014
Publisher: Gomer Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £14.95

Low stock.

This is a volume dedicated to the memory of Emlyn Hooson (1925-2012), a brilliant man of many parts. In Wales, in the UK and in many countries across the world he was well¬known as a leading Liberal politician and a first-class barrister.

He was also a knowledgeable farmer and a businessman of high repute. The various essays and reminiscences in the book portray him as a boy in Denbighshire, and trace his development from the time he went to university at Aberystwyth and the Royal Navy to his great success at the Bar, in both Houses of Parliament, and in industry. Some of the writings - parts of an autobiography and a piece on the famous Moors murder case (in which he defended Ian Brady) - are his own.

A few of the contributors knew Lord Hooson all his life. Others knew only the dedicated politician or the enthusiastic supporter of good causes. All of them have their story to tell. Their composite portrait of him depicts a wise, witty, civil, charming, sometimes professionally ruthless Welshman who was not only concerned for the well¬being of humankind but who was also close to the common man.