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Jul 13, 2011
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“Another deviously construction Inspector Morse mystery from the masterly hand of Colin Dexter.”—The New York Times Book ReviewWhy would a sniper shoot suburban physiotherapist Rachel James as she sips her morning coffee? Inspector Morse’s hunt for answers kicks off with a tabloid journalist, winds through the strip clubs of Soho, then returns to Oxford, where two senior dons and their wives battle for a plum promotion. Then, on the personal front, Inspector Morse receives intimations of his own mortality.And while Morse muses on life, he reveals his first name at last. . . .Praise for Death Is Now My Neighbor“An excellent writer . . . Dexter’s mysteries featuring Inspector Morse just keep getting better.”—Associated Press“His best work yet, full of insight into human nature and rich with real emotion.”—The Christian Science Monitor“A brilliant tour de force, an ingenious exploration of the human heart . . . At once sensitive, profoundly wise, and deeply felt.”—Buffalo News
Colin Dexter twice won the Gold Dagger Award, the Crime Writers’ Association’s honor for the best novel of the year. He was the author of many novels, novellas, and short stories featuring Inspector Morse. He died in 2017.
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