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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?" NOT KEPT AT STORE- order a day ahead of time for in- store pickup
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)
ISBN Number: 0670033561
Location Published: NY, Viking: 2004
Book Condition: NEAR FINE
lb: 1.00 lbs
Seller ID: 4-OT018