The arrest of Sir Roger Casement on a charge of high treason and his subsequent trial, still remain the subject of controversy. He was accused of attempting to recruit Irish prisoners of war in Germany to fight for independence against the British. After a sensational trial, he was hanged.
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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 Books Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140021248