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Title:
Famous trials
Author:
Hodge, Harry, -1947.
Publication Information:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1984.
Physical Description:
375 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Rattenbury and stoner, 1935 / F. Tennyson Jesse -- Hawley Harvey Crippen, 1910 / Filson Young -- Oscar Slater, 1909-28 / William Roughead -- Madeleine Smith, 1857 / F. Tennyson Jesse -- Robert Wood, 1907 / Basil Hogarth -- George Joseph Smith, 1915 / Eric R. Watson -- Ronald True, 1922 / Donald Carswell -- Herbert Rowse Armstron, 1922 / Filson Young -- William Joyce, 1945 / J.W. Hall.
ISBN:
9780140069242
Format :
Book

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John Mortimer is the author of many books including twelve volumes of Rumpole stories, as well as the bestselling "Summer's Lease" & "Paradise Postponed". He lives with his wife & youngest daughter in the house in Buckinghamshire that his father built.

(Publisher Provided) Playwright and novelist John Mortimer was born in London on April 21, 1923. He attended Brasenose College in Oxford. While working as a barrister in the 1960s, he became known as a defender of free speech and human rights. His novels Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained, and Summer's Lease were all made into successful television series. He has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio and television plays, which include A Voyage Round My Father and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisted. He is the creator of Horace Rumpole and the plays about the character won him the British Academy Writer of the Year Award. His other works include numerous stories about Horace Rumpole, Clinging to the Wreckage, and Murderers and Other Friends. He died on January 16, 2009 at the age of 85.

(Bowker Author Biography)