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Rumpole

John Mortimer

Rumpole

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Published by Folio Society in London .
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    Subjects:
  • Rumpole, Horace (Fictitious character) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Mortimer ; selected and introduced by the author ; illustrations by Paul Cox.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 362 p. :
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17369965M


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This is a short book in the Rumpole series in which Rumpole hopes to be accepted as a QC and take the silk. Of course we know that it will never happen since he has teed off every judge on the bench but She Who Must Be Obeyed uses her relationship with one of the judges to push Rumpole to the forefront.4/5.

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The first book in this series was published as ‘Rumpole of the Bailey’. It was released in by the Penguin Books. Author Mortimer introduced Horace Rumpole’s character for the first time in this novel. The book also introduced a number of other regular characters of the overall series.

The Rumpole of the Bailey book series by multiple authors includes books Rumpole of the Bailey, The Trials of Rumpole, Rumpole's Return, and several more. See the complete Rumpole of the Bailey series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the young, feisty, devastatingly acute Horace Rumpole in this collection of cracking cases, also starring Timothy West as the older Rumpole. Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders: It is the '50s, and two war heroes have been shot dead.

Rumpole has 36 entries in the series. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. 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 is the author of twelve collections of Rumpole stories and 3/5(2).

The Rumpole books are wonderfully entertaining and well-written mysteries that revolve around an aging English lawyer named Rumpole. For readers not familiar with the author, John Mortimer, and this series of short stories and novels revolving around Rumpole, the central character, I offer the following introduction.5/5(5).

About Forever Rumpole. John Mortimer—novelist, playwright, memoirist, and the author of more than eighty Rumpole short stories—will never be forgotten.

While still a practicing barrister, Mortimer took up the pen, and the rest is literary history. Her new book, The Lies You Told, is out in July. She writes: She writes: I think Horace Rumpole speaks for us all when he says: “If I don’t like the way the times are moving, I shall refuse to.

If You Like John Mortimer Books, You’ll Love P.G. Wodehouse; Dorothy L. Sayers; Agatha Christie; Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders is a full-length novel that tells the long-awaited story of Rumpole’s first case.

A an is accused of murdering his father and his father’s friend with a pistol taken from a dead German pilot. About The Third Rumpole Omnibus. This compilation of witty mysteries captures John Mortimer’s deft e a la Carte, a delightful discourse on the British legal system, takes us from a restaurant battle over Rumpole’s mashed spuds to a confrontation with.

John Mortimer adapted many of the show's episodes into book form, and after the show was cancelled continued to write and publish new Rumpole stories, which frequently featured plots Ripped from the Headlines, or as close to it as you can get for a Rumpole stories have also been adapted for BBC Radio.

Compare and contrast Garrow's Law, which is much like. Have His Carcase - Radio Drama - Lord Peter Wimsey + Harriet Vane - Duration: Alcott Brimley Old Ra views. Rumpole stands for liberty – to speak insolent truth to power as well as to keep people out of prison.

The stories also have the timeless thrill. The answer is Horace Rumpole whose legal triumphs, plundering sorties into the 'Oxford Book of English Verse' and less-than-salubrious hat are celebrated here in this first omnibus edition which includes 'Rumpole of the Bailey', 'The Trials of Rumpole' and 'Rumpole's Return'.

John Mortimer's hilarious Rumpole, which fans of Sherlock Holmes and. Our book today is a gorgeous “Rumpole” volume from the Folio Society, featuring ten classic stories chosen by their author, John Mortimer, who introduces the collection by sketching out the very simple guideline he used to select which bits of his large “Rumpole” canon he wanted to include.

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The complete series list for - Rumpole John Clifford Mortimer. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

Rumpole Series in Order - John Clifford Mortimer - FictionDB. Directed by Brian Farnham. With Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Moray Watson. What appears to be an uncontrollable outbreak of bed-hopping is about to ruin the chances of Guthrie Featherstone QC MP becoming a /10(55).

"Rumpole and the Younger Generation" (; published also as separate book) "Rumpole and the Nanny Society" (JuneEQMM) "Rumpole and the Absence of Body" (September/OctoberEQMM) "Rumpole and the Actor Laddie (JuneEQMM) "Rumpole and the Old Familiar Faces" (, The Strand Christmas).

Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It starred Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an elderly London barrister who defended a broad variety of clients, often underdogs.

Directed by Donald McWhinnie. With Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Moray Watson. Both Rumpole and his current client, Percy Timson, one of the patriarchs of the criminal clan, are under pressure by their families to retire/10(2).

Horace Rumpole's client asks him to do something he's always sworn he will not do - appear for the prosecution. It's a case where the injured party is dead and cannot speak for herself.

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The author oversaw the entire series and gives an introduction to each of the 42 episodes. They are the books come to life.5/5(41). Rumpole's (a.k.a. Mortimer's) use of language is fabulous, calling the court the "palais de justice," describing himself in the third person at just the right time.

This volume sees Rumpole sorting out a group of actors, defending a schoolteacher accused of leading on a student, and fighting his family as they try and get him to retire.

Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John stars Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an ageing London barrister who defends any and all clients. The original show has been spun off into a series of short stories, novels, and radio programmes.

The hour-long pilot episode that aired on BBC1 in introducing the irrepressible Old Bailey defence lawyer, Horace Rumpole. Features specially filmed interview with writer, John Mortimer.

At the start of “Rumpole and the Younger Generation,” the first story in this posthumous “best of” collection, Mortimer’s curmudgeonly, Wordsworth-quoting barrister, Horace Rumpole.

This is the perfect book to officially end the wonderful Rumpole series. Read full review. by flambe Rumpoles beginnings. Love Rumpole. The series and the books are all wonderful. Great characters, well written, nice touches of humor with a little sarcasm stitched in.5/5(5).

John Mortimer, barrister, author, playwright and creator of Horace Rumpole, the cunning defender of the British criminal classes, died. The First Rumpole Omnibus - a classic collection of John Mortimer's iconic character 'One of the great comic creations of modern times' Evening Standard 'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P.

James, Mail on Sunday Who rose to enduring fame on Blood and Typewriters, told the pregnant Portia of the Chambers it would come out in the end, advised.

: Rumpole's Return () by Mortimer, John and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Check out this great listen on In these witty and comic stories, Horace Rumpole takes on a variety of clients and activities.

He, of course, brings each case to a successful end, all the while quoting poetry and drinking claret. © John Mortimer (P) Audible, Inc. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Rumpole and the younger generation --Rumpole and the showfolk --Rumpole and the old boy net --Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim --Rumpole and the tap end --Rumpole and the bubble reputation --Rumpole à la carte --Rumpole and the children of the devil --Rumpole and the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Rumpole of the BaileyThe trials of Rumpole. Other Titles.

‎Rumpole isn't particularly fond of Christmas; he finds it has a horrible habit of dragging on as he and She Who Must Be Obeyed go through the usual rituals in Froxbury Mansions. After the exchange of presents (lavender water for her, a tie for him) they settle down to a supermarket turkey wi /5(5).

'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D. James Horace Rumpole - dishevelled barrister at law, drinker of claret and smoker of cigars, inveterate quoter of Wordsworth and eternal defender of the underdog - is one of the greatest English comic characters ever created.

This is the original volume of Rumpole stories, introducing /5(2).Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders - a classic story starring John Mortimer's most iconic character 'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D James, Mail on Sunday 'I thank heaven for small mercies.

The first of these is Rumpole' Clive James, Observer Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting 4/5(1).

"Actor Leo McKern, who played Rumpole on the PBS series, may have died, but the world still has a remarkable interpretation of the Old Bailey defender--in Timothy West's narration.

The stories in this volume are familiar from the "Rumpole of the Bailey" TV series, but they're still a treat, not just for the courtroom drama, but also for Rumpole.