Paradise Postponed (Penguin Modern Classics)
At the heart of the story lies a mystery. Paradise Postponed provides a brilliant, hilarious portrait of life in Margaret Thatcher's Britain, as well as an exquisitely drawn saga of ancient rivalries and class struggles, featuring a glorious cast of characters conjured by a master satirist.
Paradise Postponed (Penguin Decades)
With a new introduction by Jeremy Paxman, this delicious journey through English country life will be loved by readers of P. Wodehouse and fans of Mortimer's Rumpole. Sir John Mortimer was a barrister, playwright and novelist. His most famous creation was the barrister Horace Rumpole, who featured in four novels and around eighty short stories. Sir John Mortimer was a novelist, playwright and barrister. He was knighted in for his services to the arts and died in January For the latest books, recommendations, offers and more. By signing up, I confirm that I'm over View all newsletter.
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About this product Description Description. When Simeon Simcox, a socialist clergyman, leaves his entire fortune t to his family but to the ruthless, social-climbing Tory MP Leslie Titmuss, the Rector's two sons react in very different ways. Henry, velist and former 'angry young man' turned grumpy old reactionary, decides to fight the will and prove their father was insane. Younger brother Fred, a mild-mannered country doctor, takes a different approach, quietly digging in Simeon's past, only to uncover an entirely unexpected explanation for the legacy.
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An exquisitely drawn saga of ancient rivalries and class struggles, featuring a glorious cast of characters, Paradise Postponed is a delicious portrait of English country life by a master satirist. Puffin Ladybird.
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