A Voyage Round My Father
By (author) Sir John Mortimer
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Voyage Round My Father by Sir John Mortimer
Book DescriptionJohn Mortimer's autobiographical play is the affectionate portrait of a son's relationship with his father. Growing up in the shadow of the brilliant barrister, who adored his garden and hated visitors, and whose blindness was never mentioned, the son continually yearns for his father's love and respect.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840026573
(130mm x 210mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sir John Mortimer
Collected Stories of Rumpole, Paperback (April 2013)
Features twenty classic tales of Horace Rumpole in which he battles through the Old Bailey, whether defending various members of an incompetent South London crime family, taking on haute-cuisine chefs and showfolk or mocking the pomposity of his own profession, all the while being held in check by his wife, Hilda: the wonderful, fearsome.
Forever Rumpole, Paperback (November 2012)
Horace Rumpole lives alongside Mr Pickwick and Bertie Wooster as one of the immortal comic characters in English fiction. This title contains seven stories chosen by the author as his favourites, together with a further seven from the later period and the opening chapters of a Rumpole novel that Sir John was working on when he died in 2009.
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Paperback (March 2011)
A school's edition of John Mortimer's stage adaptation of Dickens' classic tale, featuring extensive classroom activities created by leading national experts of Drama within English. Perfect for KS3 and KS4 English, the accompanying activities are designed to raise achievement and develop critical thinking.
Clinging to the Wreckage, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by Sir John Mortimer
Part of the author's autobiography, this first title recounts his solitary childhood in the English countryside, with affectionate portraits of his remote parents - an increasingly unconventional barrister father, whose blindness must never be mentioned, battling earwigs in the mutinous garden, and a vague and endlessly patient mother.
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Author Biography - Sir John Mortimer
John Mortimer - barrister, playwright, novelist and raconteur - is best known for his 'Rumpole of the Bailey' stories. He is also the author of numerous film scripts including Cider with Rosie and Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini. Oberon Boks publishes two volumes of his plays, as well as single editions of Naked Justice and Hock and Soda Water.
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