Rumpole and the Reign of Terror
Rumpole keeps his head while all around him threaten to lose theirs . .
Justice isn't blind - it's just a little short sighted and weak around the knees .
A Rumpole novel which takes on New Labour and the Timson family, and includes extracts from the memoirs of Hilda Rumpole, aka She Who Must Be Obeyed . Tiffany Timson's new husband Mahmoud Khan, is arrested on suspicion of terrorism. Rumpole is frustrated in his defence campaign by New Labour laws that render the British legal system a farce - defending a suspected terrorist proves a tricky task even for the great defender ... He insists upon a fair trial, and his fight for justice brings him into confrontation not only with Hilda, but with the leaders of New Labour ...