Rumpole Rests His Case
By (author) John Mortimer
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Rumpole Rests His Case by John Mortimer
Book DescriptionThe 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! With his passion for poetry, and a nose equally sensitive to the whiff of wrongdoing and the bouquet of a Chateau Thames Embankment, the lovable and disheveled Rumpole "is at his rumpled best" ( The New York Times )."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780142003473
Paperback / softback
(197mm x 128mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Mortimer
Flea in Her Ear, Paperback (December 2010)
George Feydeau's comedy, translated by the talented writer John Mortimer. A farce of chaos and misunderstandings set in Paris with one unhappy and suspicious wife.
Rumpole Misbehaves, Paperback / softback (October 2010)
Mortimer's beloved Rumpole is back to solve a new and peculiar mystery. When the curmudgeonly barrister is called upon to defend a Timson child cited for playing soccer on a posh street, he tries to get to the bottom of the New Labour party's ridiculous new Anti-Social Behavior Orders.
Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders, Paperback / softback (November 2005)» View all books by John Mortimer
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.
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Author Biography - John 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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