From piracy to child-murder, this collection covers three centuries in its five cases. It includes the cases of Captain William Kidd, Dr Thomas Smethurst, Alfred Rouse, Patrick Carraher and John Thomas Straffen.
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John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister who has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio, and television plays, the Rumpole plays, for which he received the British Academy Writer of the Year Award, and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited." He is the author of twelve collections of Rumpole stories and three acclaimed volumes of autobiography.
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Book Description Penguin 0. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 2nd edition. Paperback. Reissue. Featuring 5 famous trials : Captain Kidd (1701) by Graham Brooks; Dr Thomas Smethurst (1859) by L.A. Parry; Alfred Arthur Rouse (1931) by Helena Normanton; Patrick Carraher (1938) by George Blake and John Thomas Straffen (1952) by Letitia Fairfield and Eric P. Fulbrook. 223pp. p/back. V.v. lightly browned pp. o/w Nr. F. with no creasing to covers. Bookseller Inventory # 16581
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