Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders

Kobo ebook | September 5, 2013

byJohn Mortimer

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Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man. Now, for the first time, the sensational story of the Penge Bungalow Murders case is told in full: how, shortly after the war, Rumpole took on the seemingly impossible task of defending young Simon Jerold, accused of murdering his father and his father's friend with a German officer's gun. And how the inexperienced young brief was left alone to pursue the path of justice, in a case that was to echo through the Bailey for years to come.

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Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man. Now, for the first time, the sensational story of the Penge Bungalow Murders ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 5, 2013Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241968143

ISBN - 13:9780241968147

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rumpole & the Penge Bungalow Murder Wonderful Old Rumpole at his best. I have always enjoyed John Mortimer's stories of the Old Bailey Hack, this is one that I had not read before. I loved every word of it!
Date published: 2013-12-03