Rumpole Rests His Case

Rumpole Rests His Case

Book - 2002
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Penguin Putnam
Fans old and new will welcome this brand-new volume in John Mortimer's hugely popular series-Horace Rumpole's first appearance in six years. The comic, courageous, and corpulent "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity" reenters the fray in a book that sends up the British legal system as deftly as ever. Rumpole Rests His Case brings us seven fresh and funny stories in which Horace triumphs over the forces of prejudice and mean-mindedness while he tiptoes precariously through the domestic territory of his wife Hilda (She Who Must Be Obeyed).

With his passion for Wordsworth, his kindly disposition toward the defendant, and a nose equally sensitive to the whiff of wrongdoing and the bouquet of a Château Thames Embankment, the disheveled Rumpole is back and in impeccable form-perhaps for the last time?

Baker & Taylor
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 of "She Who Must Be Obeyed."

Baker
& Taylor

A new collection of whimsical short mysteries features the opinionated and disdainful Horace Rumpole as he triumphs over the forces of prejudice and "muddled humanity" while tiptoeing precariously through the domestic territory of "She Who Must Be Obeyed." 22,500 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002
ISBN: 9780670031399
0670031399
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY MORTI...J

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