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The silent world of Nicholas Quinn / Colin Dexter.

By: Dexter, Colin, 1930- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Dexter, Colin, Inspector Morse: 3.Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Macmillan, 2015Edition: New edition.Description: 294 pages ; 19 cm.ISBN: 1447299140; 9781447299141.Subject(s): Morse, Inspector (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- England -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction.
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FROM CWA CARTIER DIAMOND DAGGER AWARD WINNER COLIN DEXTER Morse had never ceased to wonder why, with the staggering advances in medical science, all pronouncements concerning times of death seemed so disconcertingly vague.The newly appointed member of the Oxford Examinations Syndicate was deaf, provincial and gifted. Now he is dead . . .And his murder, in his north Oxford home, proves to be the start of a formidably labyrinthine case for Chief Inspector Morse, as he tries to track down the killer through the insular and bitchy world of the Oxford Colleges . . .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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Written in 1977, Dexter's third detective novel has Eton-educated, beer-drinking Inspector Morse investigating the murder of Nicholas Quinn, a deaf, newly hired staff member of the Foreign Examinations Syndicate. The Syndicate, which conducts "O" and "A" level examinations for overseas students, is being compromised. It seems someone in the small group of examiners is selling the test questions to the highest bidder. Now, each of the remaining members are suspects. The chief inspector must solve the puzzle of conflicting and corroborating alibis, timetables, and misdirections in order to pin down the killer. British actor Terrence Hardiman's narration is on the mark. This clever whodunit and its deceptive plot entertain and engage the reader. Purchase wherever detective and mystery tales are popular.-Kristin M. Jacobi, Eastern Connecticut State Univ., Willimantic(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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