This audio box set contains three crime mysteries by Colin Dexter, all read by Kevin Whately, who plays the long-suffering Sergeant Lewis in the Inspector Morse TV series. The titles are: "Last Bus to Woodstock", "Last Seen Wearing" and "The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn".
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"[Morse is] the most prickly, conceited, and genuinely brilliant detective since Hercule Poirot."
--The New York Times Book Review
"YOU DON'T REALLY KNOW MORSE UNTIL YOU'VE READ
HIM. . . . Viewers who have enjoyed British actor John Thaw as Morse in the PBS Mystery! anthology series should welcome the deeper character development in Dexter's novels."
Beautiful Sylvia Kaye and another young woman had been seen hitching a ride not long before Sylvia's bludgeoned body is found outside a pub in Woodstock, near Oxford. Morse is sure the other hitchhiker can tell him much of what he needs to know. But his confidence is shaken by the cool inscrutability of the girl he's certain was Sylvia's companion on that ill-fated September evening. Shrewd as Morse is, he's also distracted by the complex scenarios that the murder set in motion among Sylvia's girlfriends and their Oxford playmates. To grasp the painful truth, and act upon it, requires from Morse the last atom of his professional discipline.
"Few novelists write books as intelligent and deliciously frightening as those by Colin Dexter. . . . What Mr. Dexter does so well, so brilliantly, is weave a thick, cerebral story chock-full of literary references and clever red herrings."
--The Washington Times
"A MASTERFUL CRIME WRITER WHOM FEW OTHERS MATCH."
Colin Dexter lives in Oxford. He has won many awards for his novels and in 1997 was presented with the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for outstanding services to crime literature.
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Descrizione libro Pan Books, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 330451189
Descrizione libro Pan Books, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110330451189
Descrizione libro Pan Books, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0330451189
Descrizione libro Pan Books. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0330451189 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0155486