Rumpole of the Bailey

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

This is a collection of short stories dealing with Rumpole and his clients. Of course, Hilda or She Who Must Be Obeyed, is a constant presence. The biggest problem is the English vernacular opposed to ... Read full review

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User Review  - herschelian - LibraryThing

Could anyone not like Rumpole, the witty, curmudgeonly barrister who toils at the coal face of the criminal judicial system; at the mercy of She Who Must Be Obeyed, and his clerk Henry. Mortimer's ... Read full review

Contents

Rumpole and the Younger Generation
7
Rumpole and the Alternative Society
48
Rumpole and the Honourable Member
79
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About the author (1978)

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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