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The best of Rumpole

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Published by Viking in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Rumpole, Horace (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Detective and mystery stories, English,
    • Legal stories, English,
    • London (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Mortimer.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552 A6 1993b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination274 p. ;
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1393873M
      ISBN 100670849782
      LC Control Number93001063

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My favorite Rumpoles are probably Rumpole a la Carte and Rumpole on Trial; this "Best of" compilation features stories, chosen by Mortimer, from several different eras, including Rumpole's very first appearance.

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The corpulent great defender of muddled and sinful humanity is joined by a winning /5(6). The Best of Rumpole book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rumpole is everyone's favorite defense barrister: he is a fearl /5. “Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders” is the The best of Rumpole book novel in the “Rumpole” series and was released in the year This was an original novel, and finally gives readers a look at the first case he ever worked.

The novel is written as though it is a memoirs of Horace Rumpole. Forever Rumpole: The Best of the Rumpole Stories, by John Mortimer, is just The best of Rumpole book it says it is: a collection of 14 short stories by that great lawyer for the defense, Horace Rumpole, one of the most enduring and eccentric characters in English literature/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Best of Rumpole: Chosen By the book by John Mortimer. Seven of Mortimer's favorite stories about Horace Rumpole, the comic and courageous London barrister, are brought together in this delightful edition.

/5(4). Here are two wonderful stories about the irrepressibly audacious Old Bailey hack Horace Rumpole, including the immortal moment in Rumpole's Last Case when, pinning his hopes on a four-horse accumulator, Rumpole decides to retire from the hallowed halls of justice, but not before first speaking his mind to the "Mad Bull" - Judge Roger Bullingham.

Rumpole fans can savor a bailiff’s dozen of Rumpole’s seriocomic adventures in Forever Rumpole. ” — The Wall Street Journal “Fourteen of the best of Rumpole’s cases have been gathered for this compilation the disheveled lawyer fielded cases ranging from petty larceny to Islamic terrorism, all with his characteristic tilting at.

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 /5(2).

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.

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Horace Rumpole lives alongside Mr Pickwick and Bertie Wooster as one of the immortal comic characters in English fiction. With his curmudgeonly wit, his literary allusions, his disdain for personal ambition and his lack of pomposity, he has, in the words of the Daily /5(84).

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

The TV series led to the stories being presented in other media including books and radio. The "Bailey" of the title is a reference to Original network: BBC 1 (play), ITV (series). book 3: Rumpole for the Defence by John Mortimer: book 4: Rumpole and the Golden Thread by John Mortimer: book 5: Rumpole's Last Case by John Mortimer: book 6: Rumpole and the Age of Miracles by John Mortimer: book 7: Rumpole a la Carte by John Mortimer: book 8: Rumpole on Trial by John Mortimer: book 9: Rumpole and the Angel of Death by John.

Forever Rumpole - a hilarious new selection of the very best Rumpole stories by John Mortimer Horace Rumpole lives alongside Mr Pickwick and Bertie Wooster as one of the immortal comic characters in English fiction.

With his curmudgeonly wit, his literary allusions, his disdain for personal ambition and his lack of pomposity, he has, in the words. The book begins with an excellent and insightful introduction by barrister Ann Mallalieu who had the pleasure of assisting Mortimer on some of his cases.

Collected here are 14 stories total; seven that were previously published in under the title The Best of Rumpole, and an additional seven from Mortimer's later works/5(4). Her new book, The Lies You Told, is out in July.

She writes: William’s sardonic humour and keen sense of justice are reminiscent of Rumpole in the best possible way. Have His Carcase - Radio Drama - Lord Peter Wimsey + Harriet Vane - Duration: Alcott Brimley Old Ra views.

This is the original and best Rumpole by the late Sir John Mortimer QC an eminent member of the English bar himself. Reading this book again brings back nostalgic memories of the fabulous TV series of the same name featuring the late and great Australian actor, Leo McKern.

Rumpole and the younger generation --Rumpole and the showfolk --Rumpole and the tap end --Rumpole and the bubble reputation --Rumpole a la carte --Rumpole and the children of the devil --Rumpole on trial. Responsibility: John Mortimer. Forever Rumpole: The Best of the Rumpole Stories by John Mortimer.

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.

Sir John Mortimer was an English lawyer and author who was best known for his Rumpole series of books. As a young man he had hopes of being an actor and then a writer, but his father encouraged him to get into the law. About A Rumpole Christmas. The first ever collection of Rumpole Christmas stories.

just in time for the holidays A Rumpole Christmas is a collection of five holiday stories?never before published in book form. depicting the Old Bailey Hack at his lovable best.

In?Rumpole and Father Christmas. the English barrister encounters a familiar-looking Santa who he thinks is a thief. 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. Series overview. There were forty-four episodes, consisting of seven seasons each of six episodes approximately 50 minutes in duration.

In addition there were two individual dramas in and (65 minutes and minutes respectively) that aired outside of the regular seasons but that are considered part of the overall Rumpole television canon. 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 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. 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. Rumpole audiobook, by John Mortimer Here are six delightful tales featuring everyone’s favorite barrister for the defense, Horace Rumpole. Eccentric characters such as his wife, Hilda, otherwise known as “She Who Must Be Obeyed,” and his philandering colleague Claude Erskine-Brown are back as Rumpole visits a snooty restaurant where Price: $ Although not the best performance of Rumpole - a part played for years on TV by Leo McKern - these 13 episodes provide a great introduction to Rumpole, played here by Maurice Denham, with that doyen of radio drama Margot Boyd as Hilda.

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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 of the Bailey. likes 14 talking about this.

Fan page for Horace Rumpole, Old Bailey hack, barrister married to 'She Who Must Be Obeyed', fond of a bottle of Chateau Thames Embankment at Followers: Unlike 's "Rumpole at Christmas", however, nearly all of this material has been published in book form before. In fact this book is really just an expanded version of the anthology "The Best of Rumpole" and includes the same introduction that Mortimer wrote for that volume.

So what does this new book have to offer. /5(81). Here are seven stories--selected and with an introduction by the author--featuring Horace Rumpole, star of the popular PBS television series "Rumpole of the Bailey".

The corpulent "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity" is joined by a winning cast in tales that deftly send up the British legal system with their wry humor and sparkling wit. With Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie.

The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister/10(K). 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 /5(). 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.

In the penultimate, post-9/11 entry, "Rumpole and the Christmas Break," Rumpole defends a Pakistani student accused of murdering a history professor, Honoria Glossup (a name borrowed from Mortimer's literary mentor, P.G.

Wodehouse), who wrote a book critical of "the cruelties committed by Islamic fundamentalists."/5(14). Read "Forever Rumpole The Best of the Rumpole Stories" by John Mortimer available from Rakuten Kobo. John Mortimer—novelist, playwright, memoirist, and the author of more than eighty Rumpole short stories—will never be fo 5/5.The complete series list for - Rumpole John Clifford Mortimer.

Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and. 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).