Cross Examination is perhaps the most crucial aspect of court Iprocedures, once charges have been framed. It is truly an art that has to be learnt and mastered by the lawyer. The book by Aiyar and Aiyar is considered as an authority on the subject. The classical illustrations in the form of model questions are very useful for framing the grounds to cross examine various types of witnesses. The current edition of the book is a treatise on the art of crossexamination and carefully examines every minute detail of the concepts pertaining to cross examination. The book is exhaustive in content, coherent and consistent in dealing with all the principles and practices in cross examination. A large number of cases have been incorporated to give practical examples and for a greater understanding of the subject. The book will be a valuable reference for legal practitioners and students of law as well.