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Rumpole Misbehaves: Book summary and reviews of Rumpole Misbehaves by John Mortimer

Rumpole Misbehaves

A Novel

by John Mortimer

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Horace Rumpole, Hero of the Downtrodden, Returns to Fight the Good Fight-For Anti-Social Behavior!

Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) may be the pride and joy of the New Labour Party, but they don't cut much ice with Horace Rumpole - he takes the old-fashioned view that if anyone is going to be threatened with a restriction of their liberty then some form of legal proceeding ought to be gone through first. Not that Hilda agrees, of course, but she's too busy completing her memoirs to dissuade him from taking an interest when one of the Timson children is given an ASBO for playing football in the street. And pretty soon he realizes something fishy is going on. Why are the residents pursuing their vendetta against the Timson boy quite so strongly? Could they have a sinister reason for not wanting him on their street?

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Sir John Mortimer is a novelist, playwright and former practicing barrister. Among his many publications are a number of volumes of Rumpole stories and a trilogy of political novels (Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained, and The Sound of Trumpets). Sir John received a knighthood in 1998 for his services to the arts.

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