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Murderers and Other Friends : Another Part of Life by  John Mortimer - First American Edition - 1995 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

Murderers and Other Friends : Another Part of Life

by Mortimer, John

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


New York: Viking Penguin, 1995. 1995 Stated First American Edition, First Printing. FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Text is fine. Hardcover of gray paper over boards with black cloth spine, gilt lettered is fine and unworn. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and bright - slight shelf-rub but no tears, chips or creases. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Hinges tight, binding firm. 6 x 9-1/4" 260 text pages.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister who has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio, and television plays, the Rumpole plays, for which he received the British Academy Writer of the Year Award, and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited . He is the author of twelve collections of Rumpole stories and three acclaimed volumes of autobiography.




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