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The Summer of a Dormouse
The Summer of a Dormouse
Author: John Mortimer
In this, the third installment of his memoirs, John Mortimer, best known as the creator of the Rumpole stories, describes what it is like to be seventy-seven years old but to feel like an eleven-year-old at heart. Though he suffers from the afflictions with which his father contended-asthma, glaucoma-and has added some of his own, he continues t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780142001264
ISBN-10: 0142001260
Publication Date: 5/28/2002
Pages: 208
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Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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"In this warm and moving chronicle John Mortimer describes what it is like to be seventy-seven years old but to feel like an eleven-year-old at heart..."

"...Wherever he goes--London, Tuscany, Morocco--Mortimer embraces life and work with enthusiasm and compassion, revealing himself as one of the most astute and generous figures of his generation."


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