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Mortimer, John. CHARADE - Bodley Head 1947

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Charade by John Mortimer. 1947 - Bodley Head. For sale is a first edition, first printing. good used hardback book in a good dust jacket.

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For sale is a good hardback copy of the novel, Charade by John Mortimer, published in 1947 by Bodley Head.

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Title Charade
Author John Mortimer
Publisher Bodley Head
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 1947
ISBN No
Cover Price 0.00
No. Pages 188
Dimensions 19 cm x 12 cm
Weight (kg) 0.23

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by no mention of later editions on the copyright page.

The book has yellow boards and blue lettering. The boards have some grubby marks inevitable due to the lack of a dust jacket. Internally there are no marks other than a neat owners inscription to the front end paper and some very light foxing. The pages are very slightly yellowing but with no other marks, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight with some light rubbing to the spine ends.

Overall a good copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.


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John Mortimer

JOHN MORTIMER is a novelist, playwright and former practising 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 - a character as brilliant as Rumpole. John Mortimer received a knighthood for his services to the arts in 1998.


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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.


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