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John Mortimer

Playwright, Novelist (21-Apr-1923 — 16-Jan-2009)


Valerie Grove. A Voyage Round John Mortimer. Viking Press. 2007. 542pp.

Graham Lord. John Mortimer: The Devil's Advocate: The Unauthorised Biography. Orion Books. 2005. 326pp. Also released as The Secret Lives of Rumpole's Creator.

John Mortimer. Clinging to the Wreckage: A Part of Life. Ticknor & Fields. 1982. 200pp.

John Mortimer. The Summer of a Dormouse. New York: Viking Press. 2000. 192pp.


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  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.171)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1031-33)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.355)

  10. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.586)

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