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Rumpole and the Golden Thread by John…

Rumpole and the Golden Thread (original 1983; edition 1983)

by John Mortimer

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Title:Rumpole and the Golden Thread
Authors:John Mortimer
Info:Penguin Books Ltd (1983), Paperback, 256 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Fiction, mystery/crime, Courtroom

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Rumpole and the Golden Thread by John Mortimer (1983)



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A gift from my friend S.
  Greymowser | Jan 22, 2016 |
Sometimes it's hard to remember if I've read the story before or just seen the TV episode. I'd seen nearly all of these but it doesn't make the reading any less enjoyable. I esp. like the one with Rumpole's supposedly fatal collpase in court, designed to ferret out a dodgy solcitor and get his fee's paid. Ah, makes one long for a glass of Chateau Thames Embankment.
  amyem58 | Jul 14, 2014 |
good stories. good characters. ( )
  mahallett | Feb 20, 2010 |
More excellent Rumpole stories. I am always delighted by Mortimer's wit and creative phrasing. ( )
  carlym | Aug 16, 2007 |
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In this collection, Horace Rumpole takes on the con-o-sewers of the art world, journeys deep into the throbbing heart of Africa, dabbles in some female politics, decides the country is a very dangerous place, and incurs the wrath of Hilda...The stories are: Rumpole and the Genuine Artlicle, Rumpole and the Golden Thread, Rumpole and the Old Boy Net, Rumpole and the Female of the Species, Rumpole and the Sporting Life and Rumpole and the Last Resort.… (more)

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