Lunch Hour

Lunch Hour

by John Mortimer


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A young man and woman meet in a wayside hotel during lunch hour to express their love. In order to be discreet, he has fabricated a story of marriage, children, distant home, to satisfy the concierge.The woman is confused when confronted with this fabrication, and as she unravels the matter in her mind the enchantment of love begins to fade. In brilliant dialogue by one of England's best writers.|2 women, 1 man

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780573021497
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Publication date: 03/20/2015
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

John Mortimer (1923-2009) was an English author, screenwriter, and barrister, best known for his character Horace Rumpole, which he based on his father. Mortimer got his start as a writer working for the Crown Film Unit making propaganda, this experience would be the basis for his first novel Charade. Though the character of Horace Rumpole was created for a BBC television show, Mortimer went on to publish a number of books and short stories featuring the character. Mortimer was designated a Commander of the British Empire in 1986 and later knighted in 1998.

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