The Dead of Jericho

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Pan, 2007 - Detective and mystery stories - 302 pages
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FROM CWA CARTIER DIAMOND DAGGER AWARD WINNER COLIN DEXTERMorse switched on the gramophone to 'play', and sought to switch his mind away from all the terrestrial troubles. Sometimes, this way, he almost managed to forget. But not tonight ... Anne Scott's address was scribbled on a crumpled note in the pocket of Morse's smartest suit. He turned the corner of Canal Street, Jericho, on the afternoon of Wednesday, 3rd October. He hadn't planned a second visit. But he was back later the same day - as the officer in charge of a suicide investigation ...PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR MORSE SERIES"The Inspector Morse series, both the novels and the television dramas, are among the finest creations of British culture and are known and loved all over the world." Sydney Morning Herald"Let those who lament the decline of the English detective story reach for Colin Dexter"Guardian

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User Review  - ClicksClan - LibraryThing

Found the way that Morse became involved a bit contrived, doubt whether he'd really be allowed to investigate it if he'd known the woman and behaved as he did. Remembered bits of it from the TV series ... Read full review

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User Review  - mstrust - LibraryThing

Inspector Morse meets an attractive woman at a party and his hopes are raised, but he quickly figures out that the woman is unavailable and so lets it go. A few months later he learns of her suicide ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Colin Dexter has won many awards for his novels including the CWA Gold Dagger and Silver Dagger awards. In 1997 he was presented with the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for outstanding services to crime literature. Colin's thirteenth and final Inspector Morse novel, The Remorseful Day, was published in 1999. He lives in Oxford.

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