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Rumpole rests his case by John Mortimer

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


  • English Legal stories,
  • Horace Rumpole (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Viking, 2001.

StatementJohn Mortimer
LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552*
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25129432M
ISBN 100141003723
ISBN 109780141003726

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  Rumpole Rests His Case treads upon familiar plots and characters, so much so that I was half way through and sure I'd read this one before I realized it was just that I recognized the stories from the tv version, and yes, most Rumpole is getting up there in years (it's seems like in every Rumpole book the poor old blighter is "getting up there in years") and the overall tone of this book /5. There are four other collections that are only available singly, Rumpole on Trial, Rumpole Rests His Case, Rumpole and the Primrose Path, and a prequel Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders. Every single one of these books is a joy to read/5(54). Rumpole Rests His Case is a collection of new short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. The stories were freshly written and not adapted from any previous scripts he had written for the Rumpole TV series ().Author: John Mortimer. See what your friends are reading. Sign up to see what your friends are reading, get book recommendations, and join the world’s largest community of readers.

Find Rumpole Rests His Case, by John Mortimer, ISBN , published by Viking from , the World's Legal Bookshop. Shipping in the . Rumpole Rests His Case () Hardcover Paperback Kindle: Rumpole and the Primrose Path () Mortimer made his debut for radio in the form of a dramatist. He started by adapting his own book for the Light Programme on BBC. However, his debut as original playwright happened with the adaptation of The Dock Brief. Book Series In Order. Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders, containing his first unled case and his engagement to Hilda, takes place in the early s, entirely inconsistent with the early stories. Since , when Phyllida Erskine-Brown became a QC and Soapy Sam Ballard became Head of Chambers, the other characters seem to be similarly frozen in al network: BBC 1 (play), ITV (series).   RUMPOLE RESTS HIS CASE. By John Mortimer. pp. New York: Viking. $ HORACE RUMPOLE, the scourge of the Old Bailey, has regulated his somewhat messy life by clinging to a few time-honored.

  The Paperback of the Rumpole Rests His Case by John Mortimer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Rumpole of the Bailey (book series) Rumpole of the Bailey is a series of books created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer based on the television series Rumpole of the Bailey. Mortimer adapted his television scripts into a series of short stories and novels starting in Rumpole rests his case. [John Mortimer] -- A collection of short mysteries features the opinionated Horace Rumpole as he triumphs over the forces of prejudice and "muddled humanity" while tiptoeing precariously through the domestic territory. This was an adaptation of a story by John Mortimer – published in his book of short stories titled “Rumpole Rests His Case” References [ edit ] ^ Daily Telegraph Obituaries (16 January ).