Rumpole of the Bailey

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Penguin Books, 1978 - Detective and mystery stories - 208 pages
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Review: Rumpole of the Bailey (Rumpole of the Bailey #1)

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Second reading, wonderful stories, and wonderful illustrations. John Mortimer wrote the character of Rumpole with the actor Leo McKern in mind. Read full review

Review: Rumpole of the Bailey (Rumpole of the Bailey #1)

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I don't know where I have been for the past 30 years but I somehow contrived to miss Rumpole - in both book and tv varieties. I picked up a copy of 'Rumpole's Last Case' in a charity shop. The cover ... 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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