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John Mortimer--dead at age 85.

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John Mortimer--dead at age 85.

Post by boswellbaxter » Sat January 17th, 2009, 12:55 am

I never read any of his Rumpole books, but I enjoyed Paradise Postponed and the sequels. He's also one of the few celebrities I've encountered--he was in a bookstore in NYC and another customer recognized him and told him how much he liked his books. I didn't recognize him until then--not that I would have probably had the nerve to say hi anyway!
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Post by Telynor » Sat January 17th, 2009, 1:11 am

I adored the Rumpole books. I started in on them as a teen, but I didn't get to really enjoy them until my forties.

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