9780142004869

Rumpole and the Primrose Path

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142004869

  • ISBN10:

    0142004863

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-12-19
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
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Summary

With Rumpole Rests His Case, legions of fans welcomed back the curmudgeonly London barrister they had loved for years—and they are eager for more. The six new stories in Rumpole and the Primrose Pathfind Horace Rumpole—despite a heart attack that left him at death’s door in the previous volume—deftly parrying everything from the admonitions of his wife, Hilda, to the vagaries of his legal colleagues and their new director of marketing, Luci. With her cell phone, corporate jargon, glossy brochures, and plans to give their chambers a new image, Luci presumes Rumpole is soon to expire, and has been planning his memorial service. But the witty and irreverent Rumpole, sharp as ever, is far from hanging up his wig!

Author Biography

John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister. He has written many scripts for screen and stage and three volumes of autobiography. He was knighted in 1998.

Table of Contents

Rumpole and the Primrose Path
1(37)
Rumpole and the New Year's Resolutions
38(28)
Rumpole and the Scales of Justice
66(35)
Rumpole and the Right to Privacy
101(37)
Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror
138(40)
Rumpole Redeemed
178

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