By (author) John Clifford Mortimer
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Rumpole Misbehaves by John Clifford Mortimer
Book DescriptionThe next novel in the Rumpole series from the beloved and bestselling master of the court The Rumpole novels have garnered legions of fans who show no sign of abandoning their favorite curmudgeonly British barrister. Now in "Rumpole Misbehaves," our hero takes on nothing less than the New Labour government when their ridiculous new Anti- Social Behavior Orders land a Timson child in front of the bench for playing soccer on a posh London street. However, Rumpole quickly discovers that the complainant is hiding some nefarious secrets of her own. As he investigates the murder of a prostitute with links to white slavery and unscrupulous dealings in a government department, Rumpole must also wrangle with his fellow barristers as they threaten him with an ASBO for bringing food, wine, and small cigars into his room in chambers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114116
Paperback / softback
(197mm x 131mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Alpha Books
Publisher: Alpha Books
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2010
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Clifford Mortimer
Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders, Paperback / softback (November 2005)
This full-length Rumpole novel relates the oft-mentioned but never revealed story of Rumpole's first case, the Penge Bungalow affair. This trial and its outcome put Rumpole on the map and shaped him into the cantankerous defender of justice readers love.
Rumpole Rests His Case, Paperback / softback (November 2003)
The comic, courageous, and corpulent Horace Rumpole reenters the fray in these seven fresh and funny stories in which the "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity" triumphs over the forces of prejudice and mean-mindedness while he tiptoes precariously through the domestic territory of his wife, Hilda--She Who Must Be Obeyed!
Great Law & Order Stories, Hardback (February 1992)» View all books by John Clifford Mortimer
The creator of the irrepressible barrister-sleuth, Rumpole of the Old Bailey, presents a superb collection of classic tales of mystery and suspense. With stories by such authors as P.D. James and Charles Dickens, Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, Edgar Allan Poe and John Mortimer himself, this anthology explores new dimensions in crime writing.
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Author Biography - John Clifford Mortimer
John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister who has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio, and television plays, the Rumpole plays, for which he received the British Academy Writer of the Year Award, and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh s "Brideshead Revisited." He is the author of twelve collections of Rumpole stories and three acclaimed volumes of autobiography."
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