Rumpole and the Alternative Society

Narrated by: Leo McKern
Length: 47 mins
4 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Our Horace Rumpole, the most traditional of traditionalists, defends a hippie-like schoolteacher on a drugs charge. Quite unexpectedly, he finds himself attracted to her and to her unusual lifestyle.

©1978 John Mortimer (P)2009 Audio Holdings, LLC

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Uneventful

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Listened to this while traveling 13.5 hrs. on vacation. It served it's purpose.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Most interesting-3 finger Sam. Least interesting-dave's purpose

Which scene was your favorite?

The last scene.

Do you think Rumpole and the Alternative Society needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Good grief, no.

Any additional comments?

No

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A Mortimer/McKern Pleasure

Leo McKern is Horace Rumple and this tale of 1970s counter-culture jurisprudence is a gem. As always, John Mortimer's stories may be about trials and the law but they are also about people and society. In this one, we get a look at WWII nostalgia and narcs with the same even handedness that Mortimer brings to all his stories. So join the "old fella" and enjoy the journey.