Cover art for Rumpole's Return
Penguin, February 2022
Softcover, 160 pages
19.8cm × 12.9cm × 0.8cm

Rumpole's Return

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'A fruity, foxy masterpiece, defender of our wilting faith in mankind' Sunday Times

Horace Rumpole - the rascally, Wordsworth-quoting Old Bailey hack - should be enjoying his retirement. Soaking unhappily in the Florida sun with his wife, Hilda (She Who Must Be Obeyed), it is safely assumed by all that Rumpole's wig has been hung up for good. But when a rather unkempt civil servant is mixed up in the mysterious death of a minor aristocrat, Rumpole seizes the opportunity to escape the life of leisure. He is soon back in court (via a budget airline) to do battle once more with Judge 'Mad Bull' Bullingham...

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