The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (Inspector Morse Series #3)

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (Inspector Morse Series #3)

by Colin Dexter
     
 

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"[Morse is] the most prickly, conceited, and genuinely brilliant detective since Hercule Poirot."
—The New York Times Book Review

Nicholas Quinn is deaf, so he considers himself lucky to be appointed to the Foreign Examinations Board at Oxford, which designs tests for students of English around the world. But when someone slips cyanide into

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"[Morse is] the most prickly, conceited, and genuinely brilliant detective since Hercule Poirot."
—The New York Times Book Review

Nicholas Quinn is deaf, so he considers himself lucky to be appointed to the Foreign Examinations Board at Oxford, which designs tests for students of English around the world. But when someone slips cyanide into Nicholas's  sherry, Inspector Morse has a multiple-choice murder. Any one of a tight little group of academics could have killed Quinn. Before Morse is done, all their dirty little secrets will be exposed. And a murderer will be cramming for his finals. . . .

"[Dexter] is a magician with character, story construction, and the English language. . . . Colin Dexter and Morse are treasures of the genre."
—Mystery News

"It is a delight to watch this brilliant, quirky man [Morse] deduce."
—Minneapolis Star & Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780330451208
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
03/16/2007
Series:
Inspector Morse Series, #3
Edition description:
New
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Colin Dexter lives in Oxford, England. He has twice won Britain's Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of the year—for The Wench Is Dead and The Way Through the Woods.

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