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Now more than ever, thousands of readers delight in the adventures of Horace Rumpole, but despite the publication of more than one hundred stories, his early years have remained shrouded in mystery?until now.
In "Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders," John Mortimer tells the story of Rumpole's very first case. Looking back a half century into a very different world, Rumpole recalls a man accused of murdering his father and his father's friend with a pistol taken from a dead German pilot. It was this trial and its outcome that put Rumpole on the map and began to shape him into the eccentric and cantankerous defender of justice and reciter of poetry readers know and love. "Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders" is a must read for every Rumpole fan and a compelling invitation to new readers to get to know Mortimer's addictive barrister.
Title: Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders
Edition: "(SIGNED, 1st American edition)"
Publisher: NY, 2004
ISBN Number: 0670033561
ISBN Number 13: 9780670033560
Book Condition: NEAR FINE
lb: 2.10 lb
Seller ID: 4-OT018
Description: "As new except for faintest of shelfwear to top edge of clipped dust jacket. ""In this sensational full-length Rumpole novel, the great man himself answers a number of intriguing questions that have been asked over the years…"""
Keywords: Rumpole FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British "NOT KEPT AT STORE- if you would like to pick this up, please order the day before you want to pick it up. Use the ""pick up in store"" option for shipping at checkout."