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Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life

Characters æ Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life 106 In this spirited memoir John Mortimer an esteemed barrister as well as novelist playwright and journalist relates all the paradoxes and pleasures of his double lifeWith wit and style Mr Mortimer takes you from his unusual ch. Really well done autobio by the author of most notably the Rumpole of the Bailey courtroom dramedy series Mortimer was a heck of a writer and it doesn t seem to matter what format he worked in This autobio will be a hit for fans of his I enjoyed this look at his life from childhood through his early years in the entertainment industry up until he began work as a barrister and eventually turned his focus towards criminal law Some might be disappointed at the lack of Rumpole related stories meaning Mortimer doesn t speak much about the court cases and situations he found himself which inspired his most popular writing However when you step back and analyze the development of him as a person you get a fairly clear picture of how the character of Rumpole was developed For me that alone would have been worth reading Clinging to the Wreckage however Mortimer s wit was what boosted my rating to the full 5 stars Like most Englishmen if he s not busy poking fun at life it means he s probably dead

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Characters æ Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life 106 E gotten me out of this why the hell can't youFilled with laughter and a sense of the absurd Clinging to the Wreckage makes it clear why John Mortimer has been called Noel Coward P G Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh rolled into on. Great wide roaming touching amusing autobiography by the writer of Rumpole of the Bailey and divorce advocate nay Freedom of Speech activist Never realised he bumbled around so many of the great and the good taking over from Laurie Lee to scribble WWII propoganda flicks for example A richly lead life means the gold nugget anecdotes come pretty thick and fast a studio that turns into a fruit wholesaler in the time it takes him to write a film precise springs to mind There s a lot of self examination and some genuine tragedy explored as well but done with such flourish that you feel as edified sharing these moments with him as you do when you re being skillfully amused45

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Characters æ Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life 106 Ildhood his father a blind barrister insisted that his wife read the sordid details of his divorce briefs in public to the dilemmas of his life as a barrister one of his clients indignantly declared Your Mr Rumpole could hav. Well I love JM Because he created Rumpole my solid companion through thick and thin I do also like his daughter Emily So I am sad he has passed on but glad I can re read all these books He tells a very entertaining and honest well not completely there was that other son history of his life in post war Britain which gives insights into British culture and his generation He writes in marvelous evocative language at times that went back a long way into my life to days when a punt seemed the height of pleasure and the summer was hotter and lasted longer than it ever has since

  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life
  • John Mortimer
  • English
  • 12 January 2020
  • 9780140068603

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    Characters Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE I picked this book up in the library on a whim informed by vague memories of Rumpole Of The Bailey on the television as a kid I'm very glad I did It's very readable honest amusing and originalIn this volume he writes of his solitary childhood his remote parents his father was an unconventional barrister father wh

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    John Mortimer ½ 6 Read Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ½ John Mortimer [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Really well done autobio by the author of most notably the Rumpole of the Bailey courtroom dramedy series Mortimer was a heck of a w

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    Characters Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ½ John Mortimer John Mortimer the creator of Rumpole of the Bailey books which later were broadcast as a TV series has had a most interesting life His autobiography is full and honest He came from a privileged background and his father also a solicitor played a large part in his life Brought up in the 1920's and 1930's and transiting through major social changes allowed the author to experiment with writing plays for the radio and theatre script

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    Characters Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ½ John Mortimer As Mortimer describes his life at home with his blind barrister father a man who comes across as domineering and

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    [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ½ John Mortimer John Mortimer ½ 6 Read Well I love JM Because he created Rumpole my solid companion through thick and thin I do also like his daughter Emily So I am sad he has passed on but glad I can re read all these books He tells a very entertaining and honest well not completely there was that other son history of his life in post war Britain whi

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    [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Great wide roaming touching amusing autobiography by the writer of Rumpole of the Bailey and divorce advocate nay Freedom of Speech activist Never realised he bumbled around so many of the great and the good taking over from Laurie Lee to scribble WWII propoganda flicks for example A richly lead life means the gold nugget anecdotes come pretty thick and fast a studio that turns into a fruit wholesaler in the time it takes him to w

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    [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Mortimer the author of Rumpole at the Bailey writes a memoir that is entertaining and beautifully written Incidents in his life are stranger than fiction Clearly Rumpole is based on real lifeNear the end of the memoir Mortimer gives his view of God he is an atheist and how he came to atheism and an interesting discussion on freedom of the press as a lawyer he defended sexual books from censors He also includes interesting discussi

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    [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Some of his sentences can be convoluted but they are bright and insightful He made me laugh He made me cry I keep going back to revel in the construction of his stories his delivery his impact

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    Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ½ John Mortimer [Clinging to the Wreckage A Part of Life] EBOOK FREE Very entertaining very wry and amusing in places Obviously the majority of the book is enshrouded in an England that no longer fully exists and that in itself is very interesting The one theme that began at times to grate

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