Follows the story of two men locked in an adversarial friendship at school, through Oxford, and on to the competitive world of commercialism, success and marriage. Set in London, the novel culminates in a trial scene.
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Sir John Clifford Mortimer, CBE was born in April 1923. After studying at Oxford he was called to the bar at the age of 25, later becoming a QC. He is a celebrated dramatist, screenwriter and author; his most famous creation, Horace Rumpole, appeared in Rumpole of the Bailey, a television series which was later complemented by short stories, novels and radio programmes. Mortimer died in January 2009.
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~mass, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140157115