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Character parts —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.

John Mortimer's interviews make compulsive reading, giving humorous and illuminating insights into some of the most outstanding figures of our time.

The summer of a dormouse —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2005

In this bitter-sweet account of the onset of old age, John Mortimer's characteristic vivacity shines through as he lunches with the old lags and captains of industry at Wormwood Scrubs, contemplates Barbra Streisand's le...

Dunster —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Middle-aged Philip Progmire, an accountant for a British television station, spends his spare time acting in amateur plays and ruing the day he let his longtime friend and enemy, Dick Dunster, into his life. Not content ...

Murderers and other friends another part of life —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2012

The lawyer, writer, and creator of the Rumpole of the Bailey television series continues his memoirs and vignettes about his life and friends among the British middle class. Sequel to "Clinging to the wreckage." 1994.

Dunster —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Middle-aged Philip Progmire, an accountant for a British television station, spends his spare time acting in amateur plays and ruing the day he let his longtime friend and enemy, Dick Dunster, into his life. Not content ...

Character parts —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2014

The author presents character sketches of some of the most talked-about men and women of our times, including Christine Keeler, Neil Kinnock, Lord Scarman, Raquel Welch, Sir Alec Guinness, Billy Graham, Edward Heath, and...

Rumpole —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Rumpole is the oldest Junior in Chambers, a barrister who never prosecutes, is apt to quote poetry, and has a wife known as "She Who Must Be Obeyed". The stories in this collection were previously published as "Rumpole o...

Rumpole a la carte —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

A collection of six new tales featuring that cigar-smoking Defender of the Faith, Horace Rumpole. 1990. (Rumpole mysteries )

Rumpole and the golden thread —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Horace Rumpole, whom the nation has taken to its collective bosom, who continues to untie the knots in the English law and the contradictions of the human heart in his death-defying performances on behalf of justice, is ...

Rumpole rests his case —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Horace Rumpole, one of the finest barristers ever to defend a client, weaves his way elegantly among the intricacies of the courtroom and the human heart, only to find that the advancing years catch up with even the most...

Rumpole and the Primrose Path —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Solving the mystery of the Primrose Path Home proves to be the first of a collection of great new cases, as Rumpole defies hospital and returns triumphantly to defend the innocent and the not-so-innocent. 2007. (Rumpole ...

Rumpole and the reign of terror —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

British barrister Horace Rumpole takes on the government when he accepts the case of a Pakistani doctor accused of aiding Al Qaeda. He also alienates his colleagues, his wife Hilda, and other clients, while he battles hi...

Rumpole and the angel of death —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Six mysteries featuring Horace Rumpole. In one case, Rumpole defends an animal-rights activist who clashes with fox hunters. In another a doctor is accused of hastening the end of an Alzheimer's patient. And "She Who Mus...

Dunster —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Middle-aged Philip Progmire, an accountant for a British television station, spends his spare time acting in amateur plays and ruing the day he let his longtime friend and enemy, Dick Dunster, into his life. Not content ...

Rumpole on trial —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2002

These seven cases of defender Horace Rumpole are mingled with disturbances in his domestic or professional circle, including an invitation to visit the titled relatives of his wife. 1992. (Rumpole mysteries)

Rumpole for the defence —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2008

Rumpole, the beloved barrister, teaches a professor of moral philosophy about blackmail, traces the path of true love when a doctor is accused of murder and drinks to excess with a teetotalling member of the prosecution....

A voyage round my father ; The dock brief ; What shall we tell Caroline? —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2005

The first play is a portrait of a strong-willed old barrister. The second concerns an incompetent lawyer who unexpectedly wins the day. The third play is a sardonic tale of a very unusual love triangle. 1984.

The trials of Rumpole —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2011

Horace Rumpole, the irrepressible British barrister whose courtroom feats are legendary, comes before the bench to defend clients accused of a range of crimes. c1979. (Rumpole mysteries)

Rumpole of the Bailey —Mortimer, John, 1923-2009.
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2011

Barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole takes on the British justice system and cases involving robberies, murder, rape, drug peddling, safe breaking and divorce. 1978. (Rumpole mysteries)

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