Michael Wharton, of course, was Peter Simple of the "Daily Telegraph". "A Dubious Codicil" is the second and more rare volume of his autobiography. It takes up his story in 1957 when the author first started working for the "Daily Telegraph" where he remained for thirty-three years writing the Way of the World column. He soon established a name as the funniest and most mordant columnist in Britain, combining splendid comic characters, for example, Mrs Dutt-Pauker the Hampstead thinker and Julian Birdbath the depressed man ...

A Dubious Codicil 2010, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571272686


Dubious Codicil 1991, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780701130640