Where There's a Will

Where There's a Will

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Following the bestselling "Summer of a Dormouse", Sir John Mortimer - playwright, novelist, octogenarian and erstwhile QC - offers up more wickedly funny lessons in living and growing old disgracefully. What would we like to leave to our descendants? Not a third-rate painting or our PEPS, according to Sir John, but a love of Shakespeare, a taste for alcohol, the ability to defeat boredom, the importance of never locking the lavatory door, and so on. Owing something to Montaigne's essays, something to Wilde's aphorisms and something to Yeats' poem for his daughter, "Where There's a Will" offers plenty of sparkling and surprising advice from one who has seen it all.
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  • Audio cassette | 2 pages
  • 110 x 142 x 17mm | 118g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0141805110
  • 9780141805115

About Sir John Mortimer

Sir John Mortimer is 80 in 2003. He has written plays, novels, stories and memoirs, as well as numerous film and tv scripts. His collections of Rumpole stories, famous around the world, and his trilogy of political novels based on the Leslie Titmusscharacter are all available in Penguin. He lives near Henley on Thames, in a house in the Chilterns built by his father in the 1920s.
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