*Rumpole's first case. Looking back 50 years, he recalls a man accused of murdering two people with a pistol taken from a dead German pilot. It was this trial that put Rumpole on the map and began to shape him into the eccentric, cantankerous defender of justice. 22nd in the series. "Wallis is brilliant... [He] sounds just as he should as he narrates his memoir: gruff, wistful, funny, sly, and infuriatingly lovable."—AudioFile, naming this audiobook one of the best of 2005.