First Rumpole Omnibus

First Rumpole Omnibus

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by John Mortimer
     
 

Who rose to enduring fame on Blood and Typewriters, told the pregnant Portia of the Chambers it would come out in the end, advised Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C., to adopt a more judicial attitude, returned in the tender gloaming of each evening-via Pommeroy's and a glass of Chateau Fleet Street- to She Who Must Be Obeyed? The answer is Horace Rumpole whose legal

Overview

Who rose to enduring fame on Blood and Typewriters, told the pregnant Portia of the Chambers it would come out in the end, advised Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C., to adopt a more judicial attitude, returned in the tender gloaming of each evening-via Pommeroy's and a glass of Chateau Fleet Street- to She Who Must Be Obeyed? The answer is Horace Rumpole whose legal triumphs, plundering stories into the Oxford Book of English Verse and less-than-salubrious hat are celebrated here in this first omnibus edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140067682
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Rumpole Series
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
636,235
Product dimensions:
4.92(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.99(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet 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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First Rumpole Omnibus 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I picked this book up after seeing John Mortimer on '60 Minutes.' After just three stories, I decided to run out and buy the other two Rumpole collections. This is stuff to savor. If America had a Rumpole, there wouldn't be so many mean-spirited, insulting lawyer jokes. Run as fast as you can to buy this book, but once you have it in your hot little hands, sit down and read it as slowly as discipline will allow. You'll want it to last.