Rumpole and the Golden Thread

Genre: Mystery

Rumpole and the Golden Thread

Performed by:
Bill Wallis
#5 in Rumpole of the Bailey

Retirement is out of the question for the aging London barrister Horace Rumpole. He's back in another collection of delightful stories. In this collection of stories, Rumpole continues to juggle the vagaries of the law, the ambiguities of crime, and the contradictions of the human heart.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 10 hours
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John Mortimer

John Mortimer was the author of the Rumpole series, many of which formed the basis for the PBS-TV series Rumpole of the Bailey. The first book featuring his most famous character, Horace Rumpole, was published by Penguin in 1980. His work also includes many novels and plays and three acclaimed volumes of autobiography. A former barrister, Mortimer, who was knighted in 1998, lived in Oxfordshire, England. He died in January of 2009.
Bill Wallis

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