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  • Published: 29 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241973011
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

Charade



Charade by John Mortimer - the classic novel first published in 1947

Its June 1944 in an English seaside resort and a shy young man has just joined an army film unit making a documentary about army training. While shooting a cliff-scaling exercise a sergeant plunges to his death. It seems like an accident, but the shy young man is not convinced.

Like the bestselling Paradise Postponed,Charade is tremendous entertainment brought to life through a cast of gloriously eccentric and unforgettable characters.

John Mortimer (1923-2009) was a novelist, playwright and barrister. Among his many publications are several volumes of Rumpole stories and a trilogy of political novels (Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained, and The Sound of Trumpets) featuring Leslie Titmuss. Sir John received a CBE in 1986 and a knighthood for his services to the arts in 1998.%%%Charade by John Mortimer - the classic novel first published in 1947Its June 1944 in an English seaside resort and a shy young man has just joined an army film unit making a documentary about army training. While shooting a cliff-scaling exercise a sergeant plunges to his death. It seems like an accident, but the shy young man is not convinced.Like the bestselling Paradise Postponed,Charade is tremendous entertainment brought to life through a cast of gloriously eccentric and unforgettable characters.John Mortimer (1923-2009) was a novelist, playwright and barrister. Among his many publications are several volumes of Rumpole stories and a trilogy of political novels (Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained, and The Sound of Trumpets) featuring Leslie Titmuss. Sir John received a CBE in 1986 and a knighthood for his services to the arts in 1998.

  • Published: 29 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241973011
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

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