Mortimer, John 1923-2009
Most widely held works about John Mortimer
Most widely held works by John Mortimer
Paradise postponed by John Mortimer ( Book )
54 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,141 libraries worldwide
At his death, a right-thinking, leftleaning rector of a village outside London leaves all his resources in the hands of Leslie Titmuss. Everyone wonders what induced the Reverend to favor a man with a single-minded lust for profit.
Rumpole on trial by John Mortimer ( Book )
38 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
Seven new Rumpole stories feature the barrister entangled in a bout with devil worshippers, fending off the advances of a desperate wife, and snagging a modern-day Artful Dodger.
Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow murders by John Mortimer ( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
The story of Rumpole's first client follows the fledgling barrister's participation in the trial of a man accused of murdering his father and a friend with a German pistol, a case that established Rumpole's career.
Summer's lease by John Mortimer ( Book )
35 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
An advertisement to lease an Italian villa for the summer attracts the attention of Molly Pargeter. Reluctantly, her husband is persuaded and the family arrives in Italy. They soon come to the ominous conclusions about the absent owner of the villa.
Rumpole à la carte by John Mortimer ( Book )
38 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
Here are six tales featuring Horace Rumpole for the defense. Delicious characters such as his wife, Hilda, otherwise known as She Who Must Be Obeyed, and his philandering colleague, Claude Erskine-Brown, are back as Rumpole visits a snooty restaurant where he engages in a battle of wills over his adored mashed spuds, takes the unaccustomed role of prosecutor, and ventures--unwillingly--onto a ship where he confronts, of all things, a detective novelist.
Rumpole and the reign of terror by John Mortimer ( Book )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
Curmudgeonly barrister Horace Rumpole struggles to defend a Pakistani doctor who has been falsely accused of aiding al-Qaeda, an effort that is complicated by Rumpole's exacting wife's decision to record her life story.
Rumpole and the primrose path by John Mortimer ( Book )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
In a collection of stories, curmudgeonly London barrister Horace Rumpole, recovering from a heart attack, takes on a nasty head nurse at his run-down convalescent center as he investigates the mysterious death of an elderly patient.
Rumpole rests his case by John Mortimer ( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,640 libraries worldwide
A collection of short mysteries features the opinionated Horace Rumpole as he triumphs over the forces of prejudice and "muddled humanity" while tiptoeing precariously through the domestic territory of "She Who Must Be Obeyed."
Titmuss regained by John Mortimer ( Book )
34 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
When Lady Grace Fanner dies, the Right Honourable Leslie Titmuss jumps at the opportunity to buy her manor. However, land developers have purchased the surrounding land with plans to build a new town for the nouveau riche. Sequel to "Paradise postponed'.
Rumpole and the angel of death by John Mortimer ( Book )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Six stories featuring an English barrister-turned-sleuth. In Rumpole and the Rights of Man, he finds at the European Court of Human Rights that international justice is as fallible as the domestic variety, while Rumpole and the Way Through the Woods involves him in a clash between hunters and animal rights activists.
Quite honestly by John Mortimer ( Book )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Life couldn't be better for Lucinda Purefoy. She's got a steady boyfriend, a degree in social sciences from Manchester University, and the offer of a high-powered job in advertising. With all this good fortune, isn't it appropriate for her to give something back to society? With her newly minted membership in Social Carers, Reformers, and Praeceptors (SCRAP for short), an organization that recruits women to become the guides, philosophers, and friends to ex-convicts coming out of prison, Lucy finds herself standing outside the gates of Wormwood Scrubs waiting to greet a career burglar called Terry Keegan. What happens next--after a short and hostile trip to Burger King--confounds expectations.
Dunster by John Mortimer ( Book )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
Two men, Dick Dunster and Philip Progmire, are locked in an adversarial friendship from childhood into adulthood and marriage.
Felix in the underworld by John Mortimer ( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
In England, a woman sues a writer for support, naming him father of her 11-year-old son. When the woman is killed the writer is a suspect and goes into hiding among the homeless, but is caught. Thankfully, there is his publicist, whom he has always been nice to, and she might clear his name.
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer ( Book )
75 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
Three stories from the novel about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, barrister at law, who is famous for his expert knowledge and witty, irreverent observations on his learned profession.
Rumpole misbehaves by John Mortimer ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
His ire raised by a series of procedural abuses through which children have been imprisoned without trial for innocent activities, barrister Horace Rumpole defends a youth who has been targeted for playing on a posh street.
The sound of trumpets by John Mortimer ( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
A satire on British politics and the class system starring Leslie Titmuss, a modern Machiavelli, as he manipulates behind the scenes to gain victory for his puppet in a by-election. A tale of duplicity and back stabbing by the author of Rumpole of the Bailey.
The narrowing stream by John Mortimer ( Book )
23 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
Where there's a will by John Mortimer ( Book )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
The author ponders the non-material legacy he hopes to leave to the next generation, sharing humorous thoughts about the pleasures he has experienced through drink, outdoor sex, and his vision of God as the "Grand Perhaps."
Rumpole's last case by John Mortimer ( Book )
37 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
The stories reveal more of the splendours and miseries of life.
The trials of Rumpole by John Mortimer ( Book )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Presents Rumpole and the man of God, a story about a vicar accused of stealing six shirts; and Rumpole and the age for retirement, a tale involving Rumpole's defending a person accused of stealing an important painting while Rumpole's son and wife plan his retirement to a restful existence in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Mortimer, Dzh., 1923-2009
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009
Mortimer, John Clifford, 1923-
Mortimer, John Clifford, 1923-2009
Mortimer, John (John Clifford), 1923-2009
جون مورتيمر، 1923-2009ジョン・モーティマー
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