Rumpole for the Defence

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Eagle Large Print, 1981 - Fiction - 248 pages
2 Reviews
Horace Rumpole always knows what he is doing-even if no one else does. But in these challenging cases, even the beloved barrister gets more than he bargained for, as he gallantly teaches a Professor of Moral Philosophy about blackmail; consults with the dearly departed about a contested will; traces the path of true love after a doctor is murdered; and (in the name of duty, of course) drinks to excess with a teetotaling member of the prosecution. With some help from his wife, She Who Must Be Obeyed, the champion of the underdog and the scourge of judges triumphs yet again.

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Review: Rumpole for the Defence (Rumpole of the Bailey #4)

User Review  - Alger - Goodreads

I love john Mortimer's arc style and the inner musings of Rumpole set the standard for my own mental observations. Pure joy and fine stories to boot. Read full review

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User Review  - SMG-LPrice - LibraryThing

A hilarious collection of the Rumpole stories, one of the late Sir John's best. Read full review

About the author (1981)

John Mortimer is the author of many books including twelve volumes of Rumpole stories, as well as the bestselling "Summer's Lease" & "Paradise Postponed". He lives with his wife & youngest daughter in the house in Buckinghamshire that his father built.

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