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Morse was beset by a nagging feeling. Most of his fanciful notions about the Taylor girl had evaporated and he had begun to suspect that further investigation into Valerie’s disappearance would involve little more than sober and tedious routine …The statements before Inspector Morse appeared to confirm the bald, simple truth. After leaving home to return to school, teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold. Until two years, three months and two days after Valerie’s disappearance, somebody decides to supply some surprising new evidence for the case …
Colin Dexter, einer der großen britischen Krimiautoren, ist am 21. März 2017 verstorben. Seine Bücher sind ein persönlicher Tipp von mir für Menschen, die britische Inspektoren mit Ecken und Kanten und ungewöhnlicher Denkweise mögen. “Excellent multi-layered whodunnit” (Guardian) (36 Rezensionen / 4,0 Sterne), 372 Seiten noch günstig?
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The sweet countenance of Reason greeted Morse serenely when he woke, and told him that it would be no bad idea to have a quiet look at the problem itself before galloping off to a solution. Chief Inspector Morse was alone among the congregation in suspecting continued unrest in the quiet parish of St Frideswide’s. Most people could still remember the churchwarden’s murder. A few could still recall the murderer’s suicide. Now even the police had closed the case.
Band 4 der Serie, besonders interessant für die, die schon früher den Sammelband von 1-3 gekauft haben. “Wily, convoluted and elegant” (Observer) (54 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 340 Seiten noch günstig?
The body of Joanna Franks was found at Duke’s Cut on the Oxford Canal at about 5.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 22nd June 1859. At around 10.15 a.m. on a Saturday morning in 1989 the body of Chief Inspector Morse – though very much alive – was removed to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital. Treatment for a perforated ulcer was later pronounced successful.
Band 8 der Serie, aber wie alle problemlos solo lesbar. “Morse solves a 130-year-old mystery in delightful style” (Mail on Sunday) (33 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 260 Seiten noch günstig?
They called her the Swedish Maiden – the beautiful young tourist who disappeared on a hot summer’s day somewhere in North Oxford. Twelve months later the case remained unsolved – pending further developments. On holiday in Lyme Regis, Chief Inspector Morse is startled to read a tantalizing article in The Times about the missing woman. An article that lures him back to Wytham Woods near Oxford, and straight into the most extraordinary murder investigation of his career.
Band 10 der Serie! “Morse is a thoroughly convincing detective, and a very humane one, too.” (The New York Times Book Review) (36 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 337 Seiten noch günstig?