[ EPUB ] ✰ Rumpole for the Defence Author John Mortimer – Diclofenac16.us

Rumpole for the Defence This Book Is A Sheer Delight Mortimer Gives Us Humor As Only The British Can Dish It Out And What Great Fun To Contemplate What It Would Be Like To Be Rumpole, An Utterly Unflappable Character, Slightly Detached From And Amused By All Of Life S Challenges, Whether They Occur In A Court Of Law Or As A Result Of Living With A Spouse He Calls She Who Must Be Obeyed.

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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Rumpole for the Defence
  • John Mortimer
  • English
  • 07 June 2018
  • 014006060X

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  1. says:

    That champion of the downtrodden, oppressed and falsely accused, the aging London barrister Horace Rumpole is at it again in another addition of his memoir esque reminiscences in Rumpole for the Defense.In just about every one of former barrister turned author John Mortimer s books his hero Rumpole, that witty grump, is almost invariably set upon by an antagonistic judge Often his client is not guilt, but harboring a secret he she doesn t want to give up, not even to his her own counsel Usuall That champion of the downtrodden, oppressed and falsely accused, the aging London barrister Horace Rumpole is at it again in another addition of his memoir esque reminiscences in Rumpole for the Defense.In just about every one of former barrister turned author John Mortimer s books his hero Rumpole, that witty grump, is almost invariably set upon by an antagonistic judge Often his client is not guilt, but harboring a secret he she doesn t want to give up, not even...


  2. says:

    Lost weekends lost to binge TV show viewing on Netflix is not a new phenomena I ve been tearing through the Rumpole of the Bailey books at a rapid rate, too.Perhaps it was due to my youth when I watched the TV shows, but the books seem to hav...


  3. says:

    Rumpole always cracks me up This was a series of short stories each about an hour long on the audio version Perfect for our commuting.


  4. says:

    I particularly enjoyed this series of stories The audiobook gave the extra dimension of being read in a Rumpole like voice and with each story lasting approximately an hour The stories were reminiscent of episodes of the tv series from many years ago, which I particularly enjoyed The stories were replete with dry wit and humor, the whodunnit or didhe shedoit mystery of a courtroom drama Although the poetry quotes were sometimes too lengthy or a bit tedious, they were an effective tool for bu I particularly enjoyed this series of stories The audiobook gave the extra dimension of being read in a Rumpole like voice and with each story lasting approximately an hour The stories were reminiscent of episodes of the tv series from many years ago, which I particularly enjoyed The stories were re...


  5. says:

    A series of short stories with Rumpole defending a variety of clients in a fun way I love his wife and how their home life is part of each of the stories.


  6. says:

    Second Rumpole book I ve read after PENGE BUNGALOW, and just like the first it s just as good The deference between RUMPOLE FOR THE DEFENCE AND PENGE BUNGALOW is that this one is a compilation of Rumpole cases whereas PENGE focuses on just the one case.Nevertheless, it has Rumpole s wit and humor again charm and delight in cases that range from blackmail to murder DEFENCE aptly shows Rumpole is no one trick pony who can only argue murder DEFENCEA shows no charge is off limits and no case is Second Rumpole book I ve read after PENGE BUNGALOW, and just like the first it s just...


  7. says:

    My husband is a Public Defender and has quite the stock of stories about defendents bright and otherwise, innocent and otherwise These seven stories by John Mortimer run in the same vein Horace Rumpole is a delight In his sixties, overweight, unimpressed by pomp and deference, Rumpole of the Old Bailey as he is known makes his living dealing with the Timson family and other characters who have been accused of crimes Along with dealing with his clients, he has interesting relationships with My husband is a Public Defender and has quite the stock of stories about defendents bright and otherwise, innocent and otherwise These seven stories by John Mortimer run in the same vein Horace Rumpole is a delight In his sixties, overweight, unimpressed by pomp and deference, Rumpole of the Old Bailey as he is known makes his living dealing with the Timson family and other chara...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The cover Seven stories yum First up Rumpole and the Confession of Guilt.Wasn t much fussed on Rumpole and the Dear Departed The novelist, playwright, QC and Rumpole creator entertains an audience with his favourite readings, poems and Broadcast on BBC Radio 7, 2 15am Friday 11th December 2009Duration 45 minutesAvailable until 3 02am Friday...


  9. says:

    More Rumpole short stories This is the fourth in the Rumpole series I skipped the third because it s a novel but I think I need to go back to it In Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail he is defending a young man against a charge of blackmail by a college professor, and at the same time Hilda, Rumpole s wife, is sort of blackmailing him into getting covers for their sofa Hilda is an interesting character She always seems to be irritated by Rumpole I wonder that she doesn t have an ul More Rumpole short stories This is the fourth in the Rumpole series I skipped the third because it s a novel but I think I need to go back to it In Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail he is defending a young man against a charge of blackmail by a college professor, and at the same time Hilda, Ru...


  10. says:

    I d seen the odd episode of Rumpole on TV over the years and while I quite liked the old scoundrel on the tube, I d never gotten around to tracking him down in print But when the old darling appeared before me on the thrift store s 20 cent shelves I decided to give the printed version of the old barrister a fair trial I found the old charmer guilty Guilty of being entertaining and even a bit informative in the best tradition of British detective yarns I ll keep my book browsing eyes peeled I d seen the odd episode of Rumpole on TV over the years and while I quite liked the old scoundrel on the tube, I d never gotten around to tracking him down in print But when the old darling appeared before me on the thrift store s 20 cent shelves I decided to give the printed version of the old barrister a fair trial I found the old charmer guilty Guilty...

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