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Mortimer, John 1923-2009

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Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( Book )
48 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,366 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 and the Penge Bungalow murders by John Mortimer( Book )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,164 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
Rumpole and the reign of terror by John Mortimer( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,049 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 on trial by John Mortimer( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,023 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 primrose path by John Mortimer( Book )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,986 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 )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,877 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."
Quite honestly by John Mortimer( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,862 libraries worldwide
Life couldn't be better for Lucinda Purefoy. Granted it's a little embarrassing, her father being the Bishop of Aldershot, but 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 her debt to society' and 'do a little good in the world'
Rumpole à la carte by John Mortimer( Book )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Six new tales of Britain's best loved barrister-at-law, Horace Rumpole
Titmuss regained by John Mortimer( Book )
30 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
A strange and compelling love story set against the battle over a new town
Summer's lease by John Mortimer( Book )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,746 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 and the angel of death by John Mortimer( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,632 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
The sound of trumpets by John Mortimer( Book )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,517 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
Rumpole misbehaves by John Mortimer( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,494 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
Dunster by John Mortimer( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Two men, Dick Dunster and Philip Progmire, are locked in an adversarial friendship from childhood into adulthood and marriage
A Rumpole Christmas by John Mortimer( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
Five holiday tales feature the curmudgeon barrister in "Rumpole and Father Christmas," "Rumpole's Slimmed Down Christmas," "Rumpole and the Boy," "Rumpole and the Old Familiar Faces," and "Rumpole and the Christmas Break."
Felix in the underworld by John Mortimer( Book )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,389 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
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( visu )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
The narrowing stream by John Mortimer( Book )
23 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Julia Swinton, faithful wife and mother of three young children, harbors a half-acknowledged desire for escape from the thousand obligations and tensions of family life. Then one day, the death of an unknown girl whose relationship with Julia's husband is unexplained, and the appearance of the girl's disturbed but attractive brother, compel Julia to take extraordinary steps to protect her family
The Oxford book of villains by John Mortimer( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
And highwayman to pirate and con man. Here Jonathan Wild rubs shoulders with Mac the Knife, Captain Kidd with Captain Hook. Casanova, Don Juan, and Richardson's Lovelace have all mastered the pitiless art of seduction, while other villains betray their countries. Tyranny shows itself a brutal regime in the hands of Caligula and Nero, and more subtly oppressive within the family and schoolroom. Attractive scoundrels and incompetent rogues, calculating murderers and
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer( Book )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Six stories featuring the beloved barrister at his best
 
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Alternative Names
Clifford Mortimer, John 1923-2009
Hamilton Mortimer, John 1923-2009
Ioannes Mortimer
John Mortimer britisk manusforfattar
John Mortimer britisk manusforfatter
John Mortimer britisk manuskriptforfatter
John Mortimer Brits auteur
John Mortimer brittisk manusförfattare
John Mortimer englischer Schriftsteller und Anwalt
Mortimer, Dž. 1923-2009
Mortimer Dzh. 1923-2009
Mortimer, John.
Mortimer, John 1923-2009
Mortimer, John Clifford.
Mortimer, John Clifford, 1923-
Mortimer John Clifford 1923-2009
Mortimer, John (John Clifford), 1923-2009
Mortimer, Johnnie, 1923-2009
Τζον Κλίφορντ Μόρτιμερ
Джон Мортимер
Джон Мортимър
Џон Мортимер
جان مورتیمر فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
جون مورتيمر، 1923-2009
モーティマー, ジョン
Languages
English (706)
German (7)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
Hebrew (1)
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