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Rumpole and the reign of terror

John Mortimer

Rumpole and the reign of terror

by John Mortimer

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Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rumpole, Horace (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Attorney and client -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.,
  • Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Mortimer.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552 R787 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22969146M
    ISBN 109781585479580
    LC Control Number2006036494

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Editions for Rumpole and the Reign of Terror: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback publish Author: John Clifford Mortimer.

    It really does make better TV than literature but it’s far better than no Rumpole at all. Mortimer, John. RUMPOLE AND THE REIGN OF TERROR. (). ****.tIn this installment of Rumpole’s cases, author Mortimer has him address the current issues surrounding terrorism and its effect on the approaches to the rule of law that nations undertook.4/5(4). His books in Penguin include: The Anti-social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole; The Collected Stories of Rumpole; The First Rumpole Omnibus; Rumpole and the Angel of Death; Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders; Rumpole and the Primrose Path; Rumpole and the Reign of Terror; Rumpole and the Younger Generation; Rumpole at Christmas; Rumpole Rests.

    Rumpole and the Reign of Terror, Paperback by Mortimer, John, Like New Used, $ Free shipping. RUMPOLE AND REIGN OF TERROR By John Mortimer - Hardcover **Mint Condition** Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable Seller Rating: % positive. Rumpole and the Reign of Terror (Rumpole of the Bailey Book 14) eBook: Mortimer, John: : Kindle Store/5(49).


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D James, Mail on Sunday 'I thank heaven for small mercies. The first of these is Rumpole' Clive James, Observer/5(71). Rumpole and the Reign of Terror is somewhat slight, but what it lacks in deep thought, it makes up for in wit. Surprisingly, the plot of the book centers around the British version of the Patriot Act, a travesty Rumpole, in his never-take-no-for-an-answer-way, is bound to correct/5.

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 three acclaimed volumes of Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Rumpole's disturbing encounters with the devastations of the Anti-Terror Act come through his bread-and-butter connection with the Timsons, the criminal family who, through the years, has sought Rumpole for their Rumpole and the reign of terror book. A distant Timson relative now comes to Rumpole/5(71).

: Rumpole and the Reign of Terror (Audible Audio Edition): John Mortimer, Bill Wallis, Audible Studios: Audible Audiobooks/5(71). RUMPOLE AND THE REIGN OF TERROR is just as as perfect as a novel can be. I feared that Mortimer might make a misstep, given the "timeliness" (actually, timelessness) of his theme (the defense of our hard-won legal rights), but the storytelling is wonderfully sure and subtle.5/5(5).

About Rumpole and the Reign of Terror John Mortimer’s bestselling barrister is back, in his most timely case yet Just in case Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders gave fans the impression that the Great Defender was resting on his laurels, his new case sends him at full sail into our panicky new world.

MORTIMER’S REIGN OF TERROR An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Without the least irony, another Rumpole book arrived on our desk at ‘The Barrister’- received, we hasten to add, with much eagerness and anticipation- the fifteenth Rumpole book in the series: “Rumpole and the Reign of Terror” by the ever witty John Mortimer/5(34).

His books in Penguin include: The Anti-social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole; The Collected Stories of Rumpole; The First Rumpole Omnibus; Rumpole and the Angel of Death; Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders; Rumpole and the Primrose Path; Rumpole and the Reign of Terror; Rumpole and the Younger Generation; Rumpole at Christmas; Rumpole Rests His Case; The Second Rumpole Omnibus; Forever Rumpole /5(49).

It even features a whodunnit that will keep readers guessing for most of the book. “Rumpole and the Reign of Terror” is the second novel in the “Rumpole” series and was released in the year Rumpole is working on a tedious theft charge, and finds that terrorist laws have been holding up his courts.

Courts that he loves so much. Horace Rumpole forgoes his usual diet of lowlife clients (Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders,etc.) to defend an accused terrorist, with predictably lightsome ing to Peter Plaistow, who’s been prosecuting threats against Her Majesty’s government for as long as Rumpole’s been swilling Château Thames Embankment, Dr.

Mahmood Khan, a Pakistani immigrant who’s lived. Rumpole of the Bailey is a series of books created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer based on the television series Rumpole of the Bailey.

Mortimer adapted his television scripts into a series of short stories and novels starting in A series of anthologies and omnibus editions were also released.

‎ John Mortimer's bestselling barrister is back, in his most timely case yet Just in case Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders gave fans the impression that the Great Defender was resting on his laurels, his new case sends him at full sail into our panicky new world.

Rumpo /5(14). Rumpole remains a thorn in the establishment's side. A little short in length, and having just purchased two other Rumpole titles and the complete television seriesI realise how many times Mortimer has recycled the 'Incompetent QC Leader gotten rid of so that the Oldest Junior in Chambers, Horace Rumpole, could save the day' storyline/5(37).

Mortimer's curmudgeonly barrister, Horace Rumpole, defends a Pakistani doctor accused of aiding al-Qaeda in an up-to-date tale that pits Rumpole against those who use the terrorist threat as an. 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, Observer. Without the least irony, another Rumpole book arrived on our desk at ‘The Barrister’- received, we hasten to add, with much eagerness and anticipation- the fifteenth Rumpole book in the series: “Rumpole and the Reign of Terror” by the ever witty John Mortimer/5(40).

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 the Central Original network: BBC 1 (play), ITV (series). Check out this great listen on In the dark days of the war on terror, only one man can be counted on to fight injustice, defend the innocent, and insist on a fair and decent trial for all, contrary to New Labour's new anti-terrorism laws.

Rumpole's wig may be yellowing at the roots, h. ‎Rumpole and the Reign of Terror (Unabridged) on Apple Books ‎In the dark days of the war on terror, only one man can be counted on to fight injustice, defend the innocent, and insist on a fair and decent trial for all, contrary to New Labour's new anti-terrorism laws.5/5(2).Mortimer returns with another Rumpole novel to tackle a truly relevant topic with his signature wit and style.

While defending a mind-numbingly dull theft charge, Rumpole finds that the new terrorist laws have hamstrung his beloved courts.