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Rumpole And The Penge Bungalow Murders : Popular Penguins
Author: Sir John Mortimer

ISBN: 9780141037530
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 September 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.3 x 1.5
John Mortimer's Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders sees our eponymous hero tackle his first ever case. It is just after the war and two RAF heroes are found shot dead. Simon Jerold, the son of one of the victims, is the only suspect and young Rumpole is given the hopeless task of defending him. But Rumpole is determined to save his client from the gallows and make a name for himself. His bid to do so opens the first chapter in the story of the law's finest comic creation.

About The Author

John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist and former practising barrister. During the war he worked with the Crown Film Unit and published a number of novels, before turning to theatre. He has written many film scripts, and plays both for radio and television, including A Voyage Round My Father, the Rumpole plays, which won him the British Academy Writer of the Year Award, and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.

He has written four volumes of autobiography, including Clinging to the Wr...

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