Rumpole Rests His Case

Rumpole Rests His Case


The comedian, brave, and corpulent Horace Rumpole reenters the fray in those seven clean and humorous tales during which the "great defender of muddled and sinful humanity" triumphs over the forces of prejudice and mean-mindedness whereas he tiptoes precariously throughout the family territory of his spouse, Hilda-She Who needs to be Obeyed! along with his ardour for poetry, and a nostril both delicate to the whiff of wrongdoing and the bouquet of a Château Thames Embankment, the cute and raveled Rumpole "is at his rumpled most sensible" (The ny Times).

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