Rumpole and the Primrose Path

Rumpole and the Primrose Path

John Mortimer

With Rumpole Rests His Case, legions of lovers welcomed again the curmudgeonly London barrister they'd savored for years. In Rumpole and the Primrose Path's six new tales, Horace Rumpole, regardless of a middle assault that left him at death's door within the past quantity, deftly parries every thing from the admonitions of his spouse, Hilda, to the vagaries of his criminal colleagues and their new director of promoting, Luci-with her cellphone, company jargon, and shiny brochures, employed to offer their chambers a brand new picture.

The identify tale reveals him in a really doubtful convalescent domestic struggling with a thin-lipped head nurse and befriending a junior one, Dotty. notwithstanding the loss of life of an aged sufferer is shrouded in secrecy, it's not till Rumpole is again in chambers that he learns of police suspicions-and of the homicide cost opposed to which he needs to safeguard younger Dotty. Presuming Rumpole is quickly to run out, Luci has been making plans his memorial provider, however the witty and irreverent Rumpole, sharp as ever, is way from putting up his wig!

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