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Mortimer, John 1923-2009

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Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( Book )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,237 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 )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,019 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 on trial by John Mortimer( Book )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,909 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 reign of terror by John Mortimer( Book )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 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 )
36 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,848 libraries worldwide
In the title story, Horace Rumpole learns that a nurse at the convanescent home he recently visited has been charged with the murder of a patient at the facility
Rumpole rests his case by John Mortimer( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,768 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 )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 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
Rumpole à la carte by John Mortimer( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
Six new tales of Britain's best loved barrister-at-law, Horace Rumpole
Titmuss regained by John Mortimer( Book )
47 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
A strange and compelling love story set against the battle over a new town
Summer's lease by John Mortimer( Book )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 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 1,517 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
Rumpole misbehaves by John Mortimer( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,424 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 )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,409 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. Conclusion of the Rapstone Chronicles by the author of Rumpole of the Bailey
Dunster by John Mortimer( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,373 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 )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,273 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
The narrowing stream by John Mortimer( Book )
25 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and held by 1,104 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 1,041 libraries worldwide
Villains are as anguished as Faust, however; Sherlock Holmes's arch-enemy Moriarty suffers no qualms of conscience in his determination to destroy the sleuth, and Iago, to name but one of Shakespeare's villains, shows no remorse against Othello. The reputation of some real-life villains is so great that they too have acquired legendary status: Dr. Crippen, Lizzie Borden, and Al Capone are among the murderers remembered here. Criminality takes many forms, from pickpocket
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer( Book )
41 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Six stories featuring the beloved barrister at his best
The innocents by Jack Clayton( visu )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"-- Container
Where there's a will by John Mortimer( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 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."
 
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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
Mortimer, Sir John Clifford
Τζον Κλίφορντ Μόρτιμερ
Джон Мортимер
Джон Мортимър
Џон Мортимер
ג'ון מורטימר סופר בריטי
جان مورتیمر فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
جون مورتيمر، 1923-2009
ジョン・モーティマー
モーティマー, ジョン
約翰·摩提默
约翰·莫蒂默
Languages
English (768)
French (1)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
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