The comic, courageous, and corpulent Horace Rumpole reenters the fray in these seven fresh and funny stories in which the "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity" triumphs over the forces of prejudice and mean-mindedness while he tiptoes precariously through the domestic territory of his wife, Hilda-She Who Must Be Obeyed! With his passion for poetry, and a nose equally sensitive to the whiff of wrongdoing and the bouquet of a Château Thames...
In a collection of stories, curmudgeonly London barrister Horace Rumpole, recovering from a heart attack, takes on a nasty head nurse at his run-down convalescent center as he investigates the mysterious death of an elderly patient.
Curmudgeonly barrister Horace Rumpole struggles to defend a Pakistani doctor who has been falsely acused of aiding al Qaeda, an effort that is complicated by Rumpole's exacting wife's decision to record her life story.
A wonderful collection starring the world's most beloved barrister, "Forever Rumpole" brings together 14 of Rumpole's most entertaining adventures, together with a fragment of a new story. Rumpole is never less than delightful and this new collection is a fitting tribute to an indelible character and his remarkable creator.