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John Mortimer

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    • Rumpole of the Bailey [Recorded Books]

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In the first of six witty short stories, 60s-something English barrister, Horace Rumpole, takes on the younger generation both at home and in the hallowed courtroom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great fun

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Rumpole and the Younger Generation

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Leo McKern
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Rumpole must now defend a young member of the Timson family, an extended clan of petty thieves who are otherwise decent South London rogues. Adding to Rumpole’s anxiety, his own son now appears to be acquiring some of the less respectable Timson family traits....

    Regular price: $8.40

    • The Sound of Trumpets

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Lord Titmuss is still a figure with formidable influence in his constituency, but now the Conservatives face a difficult by-election after the strange death of the sitting Tory MP....

    Regular price: $18.76

    • Under the Hammer

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Maggie Perowne is head of Old Masters at Klinsky's auction house in London. Ben Glazier is an art expert. Ben, not as young as he was, is inescapably in love with Maggie....

    Regular price: $18.33

    • Rumpole's Return

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Robert Hardy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Has Rumpole hung up his wig for good? Can it be? Yes, the beloved barrister is now retired (though far from retiring) and gently ripening to a rosy hue in the Florida sunshine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a long form rumpole book

    • By mr kieran j murphy on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $31.96

    • Rumpole’s Last Case

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The brilliant Bailey hack recalls some of his most extraordinary cases, including several deliciously funny courtroom spars with his arch-foe, the Mad Bull....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Gregory Patterson on 02-06-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Rumpole and the Angel of Death

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson, Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Horace Rumpole, the comic, courageous, and corpulent “great defender of muddled and sinful humanity”, is joined by a winning cast of villains and victims in this collection of six tales....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Rumpole à la Carte

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Here are six delightful tales featuring everyone’s favorite barrister for the defense, Horace Rumpole....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rumpole spoiled

    • By Bobbie on 09-19-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Rumpole and the Man of God

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Leo McKern
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Known as “The Bailey Hack” for his chain smoking, the irrepressible Rumpole is engaged to defend a church vicar who is accused of theft and whose only defense for now is “divine intervention”....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The inimitable Leo McKern does Rumpole

    • By fussyreader on 10-09-16

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Trials of Rumpole

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The irrepressible, audacious defence barrister Horace Rumpole whose court scenes are proverbial, and whose home is ruled by Mrs Rumpole, is back in these short stories by John Mortimer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love Rumpole

    • By Angus on 12-30-11

    Regular price: $16.52

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