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The Summer of a Dormouse By Sir John Mortimer

The Summer of a Dormouse
by Sir John Mortimer

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Recounts a full year in author's life, which includes working on films, raising Lottery money for the Royal Court, chairing the committee that decides on the Trafalgar Square statue, having lunch with old lags in prison, and harrying New Labour.
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The Summer of a Dormouse Summary


The Summer of a Dormouse: A Year of Growing Old Disgracefully by Sir John Mortimer

'Charming, intelligent, cheerful, mellifluous, gossipy and wise. Buy it for Christmas' - Fay Weldon, "Mail on Sunday". John Mortimer recounts an extraordinarily full year in his life, which includes working on films, raising Lottery money for the Royal Court, chairing the committee that will decide on the new Trafalgar Square statue, having lunch with old lags in prison, and harrying New Labour. Public and private, poignant and frank, "The Summer of a Dormouse" is a vivid testimony to the pleasures and pains of old age.

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'Charming, intelligent, cheerful, mellifluous, gossipy and wise. Buy it for Christmas' - Fay Weldon, Mail on Sunday

About Sir John Mortimer


Sir John Mortimer was born in 1923. He created the character Rumpole of the Bailey, and wrote a bestselling trilogy of political novels featuring the politician Leslie Titmuss. He has also written many TV adaptations, including Brideshead Revisited and Cider with Rosie, and two volumes of autobiography. He lives in the Chilterns, near Henley.

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GOR002643572
The Summer of a Dormouse: A Year of Growing Old Disgracefully by Sir John Mortimer
Sir John Mortimer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-08-02
224
0140291121
9780140291124
N/A
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