The Dead of Jericho
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Morse (#5)
5/13 of the mystery novels by Colin Dexter featuring Chief Inspector Morse and this one, published in 1981, was a worthy winner of the CWA Silver Dagger. The book is split into a prologue, four books and an epilogue, but curiously, Morse doesn't assume the lead of the investigation into the death of...
“He sighed and knew that life was full of ‘if only’ for everyone”“Morse nodded too, as if he was also not unacquainted with the agonies of unrequited love”Sometime back I was reading an interview of Colin Dexter, where he remarked that although he realises that authors like Ruth Rendell and P.D. Jam...
I really liked the development of the relationship between Morse and Lewis in this book. There were already a few paragraphs in the earlier books but it was never that much. Here we finally get a bit more. A lot of it is shouting at the other (Morse) or secretly wishing the other in hell (Lewis) but...
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