Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole of the Bailey

'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D. JamesHorace Rumpole - dishevelled barrister at law, drinker of claret and smoker of cigars, inveterate quoter of Wordsworth and eternal defender of the underdog - is one of the greatest English comic...
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Parution : 2019-04-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Charade

Charade by John Mortimer - the classic novel first published in 1947Its June 1944 in an English seaside resort and a shy young man has just joined an army film unit making a documentary about army training. While shooting a cliff-scaling exercise a sergeant plunges to...
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Parution : 2015-01-29

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Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders

Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man. Now, for...
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Parution : 2013-09-05

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Télécharger le livre :  The Collected Stories of Rumpole

Horace Rumpole - witty, eloquent, dishevelled and cynical - is one of fiction's best-loved barristers-at-law. In these twenty classic tales, Rumpole battles through the Old Bailey, whether defending various members of an incompetent South London crime family, taking on...
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Parution : 2013-04-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Forever Rumpole

Forever Rumpole - a hilarious new selection of the very best Rumpole stories by John MortimerHorace 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...
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Parution : 2011-11-03

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Télécharger le livre :  Paradise Postponed

When Simeon Simcox, a socialist clergyman, leaves his entire fortune not to his family but to the ruthless, social-climbing Tory MP Leslie Titmuss, the Rector's two sons react in very different ways. Henry, novelist and former 'angry young man' turned grumpy old...
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Parution : 2010-11-04

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Télécharger le livre :  CLINGING TO THE WRECKAGE

Clinging to the Wreckage is the first part of John Mortimer's acclaimed autobiography. Here he recounts his solitary childhood in the English countryside, with affectionate portraits of his remote parents - an increasingly unconventional barrister father, whose...
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Parution : 2010-11-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Titmuss Regained

The Right Honourable Leslie Titmuss has clawed his way up the Tory government ranks and is now Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing, Ecological Affairs and Planning (H.E.A.P.), and in pursuit of beautiful widow Jenny Sidonia. But seismic changes are afoot in...
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Parution : 2010-11-04

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Télécharger le livre :  The Sound of Trumpets

When a Tory MP is found dead in a swimming-pool wearing a leopardskin bikini, the embittered Leslie (now Lord) Titmuss sees the ideal opportunity to re-enter the political arena. All he needs is a puppet, and Terry Flitton - inoffensive New Labourite - is perfect. Along...
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Parution : 2010-11-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Paradise Postponed

Paradise Postponed - John Mortimer's classic novel, now part of the Penguin Decades seriesPenguin Decades bring you the novels that helped shape modern Britain. When they were published, some were bestsellers, some were considered scandalous, and others were simply...
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Parution : 2010-04-01

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Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole at Christmas

Rumpole at Christmas - the hilarious festive stories of John Mortimer's greatest character'Without Rumpole, the world would be a poorer place' Daily MailHoraceRumpole is not overfond of the rituals of Christmas: turkey, tinsel and the like. But happily the festive...
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Parution : 2009-10-01

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Télécharger le livre :  In Other Words

In Other Words - a hilarious book of verse, anecdotes and memories by John Mortimer From one of Britain's greatest ever raconteurs, these are the stories with which John Mortimer entertained the nation for years: of seedy criminals and the even seedier criminal justice...
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Parution : 2008-10-30

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Télécharger le livre :  The Anti-social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole

The Anti-social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole - a delightful novel starring John Mortimer's iconic character'One of the great comic creations of modern times' Evening StandardASBOs may be the pride and joy of New Labour, but they don't cut much ice with Horace Rumpole -...
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Parution : 2008-07-03

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Télécharger le livre :  Summer's Lease

Summer's Lease - the classic, international bestselling novel by John Mortimer'Amusing, entertaining ... and a cracking good read' Sunday Express'And summer's lease hath all too short a date' - Sonnet 18, William ShakespeareIt's high summer when Molly Pargeter drags her...
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Parution : 2008-02-07

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Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole and the Reign of Terror

Rumpole and the Reign of Terror - a delightful novel starring John Mortimer's iconic barrister'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D James, Mail on Sunday'I thank heaven for small mercies. The first of these is Rumpole' Clive James, ObserverJustice...
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Parution : 2007-07-05

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Télécharger le livre :  Quite Honestly

Quite Honestly - a hilarious crime novel by bestselling Rumpole author John MortimerLife couldn't be better for Lucinda Purefoy. She's got a steady boyfriend, a degree in social sciences and the offer of a job in advertising. With all this, she felt she should 'pay back...
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Parution : 2006-05-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Where There's a Will

Following the bestselling SUMMER OF A DORMOUSE, Sir John Mortimer - playwright, novelist, octogenarian and erstwhile QC - offers up more wickedly funny lessons in living and growing old disgracefully. What would we like to leave to our descendants? Not a third-rate...
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Parution : 2004-10-07

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Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole and the Primrose Path

Rumpole and the Primrose Path - six hilarious crime capers starring John Mortimer's iconic character'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D James, Mail on Sunday'I thank heaven for small mercies. The first of these is Rumpole' Clive James,...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2003-10-02

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Télécharger le livre :  Rumpole Rests His Case

Rumpole Rests His Case - seven hilarious stories starring John Mortimer's unforgettable barristerThe comic, courageous, and corpulent HoraceRumpole reenters the fray in these seven fresh and funny stories in which the "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity"...
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Parution : 2002-07-04

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Télécharger le livre :  The Second Rumpole Omnibus

The Second Rumpole Omnibus - a classic collection of John Mortimer's greatest character'Rumpole, like Jeeves and Sherlock Holmes, is immortal' P. D James, Mail on Sunday'I thank heaven for small mercies.The first of these is Rumpole' Clive James, ObserverHorace Rumpole...
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Parution : 1988-03-31

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