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The First Rumpole Omnibus - John Mortimer
The First Rumpole Omnibus
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Who rose to enduring fame on Blood and Typewriters, told the pregnant Portia of the Chambers it would come out in the end, advised Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C., to adopt a more judicial attitude, returned in the tender gloaming of each evening-via Pommeroy's and a glass... show more
Who rose to enduring fame on Blood and Typewriters, told the pregnant Portia of the Chambers it would come out in the end, advised Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C., to adopt a more judicial attitude, returned in the tender gloaming of each evening-via Pommeroy's and a glass of Chateau Fleet Street- to She Who Must Be Obeyed? The answer is Horace Rumpole whose legal triumphs, plundering stories into the Oxford Book of English Verse and less-than-salubrious hat are celebrated here in this first omnibus edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140067682 (014006768X)
ASIN: 014006768X
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
Series: Rumpole of the Bailey omnibus
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Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
5.0 The First Rumpole Omnibus
Rumpole certainly has a way with words. He's an easy character to get attached to.
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
2.0
After reading Mortimer's memoirs and his Titmuss books, I was surprised that I didn't like Rumpole more. I found the stories formulaic and repetitive. Perhaps that always happens when there is a recurring character; the author feels compelled to reintroduce the main quirks of the character over and ...
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