Rumpole's Last Case

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Rumpole's Last Case
Author John Mortimer
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Rumpole of the Bailey
Genre legal
Publication date
Followed by Rumpole And the Age of Miracles

Rumpole's Last Case is a 1987 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name.[1] The stories were:

  • "Rumpole and the Winter Break"
  • "Rumpole and the Blind Tasting"
  • "Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim"
  • "Rumpole and the Judge's Elbow"
  • "Rumpole and the Official Secret"
  • "Rumpole and the Old, Old Story"
  • "Rumpole's Last Case"


  1. ^ Horace Rumpole at Thrilling Detectives