Rumpole of the Bailey

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Penguin Books, 1978 - Detective and mystery stories - 208 pages
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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

Just over thirty years ago (though sometimes now it feels more like one hundred) I began my career in the UK Civil Service and found myself working in Bloomsbury Tax Office. Despite the name, it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - burnit99 - LibraryThing

The original six "Rumpole" stories, originally published by Penguin in 1978, and published here in hardcover for the first time. I wish I'd read these first as my introduction to Rumpole. When I've ... Read full review


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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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