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RUMPOLE FOR THE DEFENCE

by | Read by Bill Wallis

Mystery & Suspense • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1981

The unflappable, crafty, and eloquent barrister, Rumpole, winds his eccentric way through hilarious courtroom dramas. Horace Rumpole, renowned for his penetrating cross-examination skills and familiarity with the criminal class and their parlance, turns on a tuppence when the situation calls for it, triumphing over steely-eyed, glacially cold judges and cunning, condescending prosecutors. These stories will make you laugh, as Rumpole's trenchant wit and self-deprecating mien make for great comedy. The ongoing subtext with his wife, "She Who Must Be Obeyed," supplies further comedic value. And of course, Bill Wallis's amazing voice-acting talents are not to be missed! D.J.B. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 03]

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Formats

Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 2003

CS ISBN 075400967X $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 0754055817 $64.95 • Six CDs

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