Why does Simeon Simcox, the CND-marching Rector of Rapstone Fanner, leave his fortune not to his two sons but to an odious Tory Minister? This novel is a portrait of English life from 1945 to the present.
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Hats off to John Mortimer. He's done it again! ( Spectator )
He reveals on every page . . . a sense of the absurd, a shrewd eye for human foibles and an infallible sense of comic timing ( New York Times )
Paradise Postponed is an hilarious novel and thoroughly recommended ( Daily Telegraph )
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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