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Rumpole On Trial

John Mortimer

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ISBN 10: 0140169563 / ISBN 13: 9780140169560
Published by PENGUIN, New York, NY, 1992
Condition: Good Plus Soft cover
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Signed by the author on the half title page. In this collection of seve stories, Rumpole goes fractionally too far and finds himself threatened with the sweet simplicity of home life. Here too are the terrible Timsons defending themselves against a complaint of Devil-worship; Erskine-Brown is defending himself against a complaint of sexual harassment, and Mr. Justice 'Ollie' Oliphant is defending himself against a tirade of home truths from an unrepentant Rumpole. Wear at edges, reading creases, some creases on book, some soiling on book and end pages, rubbed, price stickers on back cover. Size: 5 1/4" x 8 1/2". Bookseller Inventory # 013385

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Title: Rumpole On Trial

Publisher: PENGUIN, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good Plus

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Second Edition


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Rumpole goes too far and finds himself threatened with the simplicity of home life. Here too are the terrible Timsons, Rumpole's bread-and-butter clients, this time defending themselves against a charge of devil-worship. This is dramatized in a Thames Television series starring Leo McKern.

About the Author:

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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