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The Dead of Jericho (Inspector Morse, #5) MORSE IS THE MOST PRICKLY, CONCEITED, AND GENUINELY BRILLIANT DETECTIVE SINCE HERCULE POIROT The New York Times Book ReviewHe meets her at a suburban party They share a flirtation over their red wineand he doesn t see her again It s the old familiar story for Morse Then one day he just happens to be in Jericho, where Anne Scott lives Nobody s home and Morse should know since her door is unlocked and he takes a quick look inside Only later does Morse learn that the lady was at home, just not alive The jury s verdict at the inquest is death by suicide But that doesn t sit right with Morse, and he embarks on his own investigation into the tangled private life of a lovely woman, all the while feeling his own remorse of what might have been You don t really know Morse until you ve read him Viewers who have enjoyed British actor John Thaw as Morse in the PBS Mystery anthology series should welcome the deeper character development in Dexter s novels Chicago Sun Times A masterful crime writer whom few others match Publishers Weekly Free Read [ The Dead of Jericho (Inspector Morse, #5) ] author [ Colin Dexter ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. I have been meaning to read this book for a long time and I am so satisfied now that I finally did What a story What characters This is the fifth book in the Inspector Morse series by Colin Dexter, but you can read it as a standalone novel.Our protagonist, Inspector Morse meets a young, attractive woman, Anne Scott at a party and gets attracted to her Anne also reciprocates, but before things could move forward, Morse gets called off for a murder investigation Some time passes by and driven I have been meaning to read this book for a long time and I am so satisfied now that I finally did What a story What characters This is the fifth book in the Inspector Morse series by Colin Dexter, but you can read it as a standalone novel.Our protagonist, Inspector Morse meets a young, attractive woman, Anne Scott at a party and gets attracted to her Anne also reciprocates, but before things could move forward, Morse gets called off for a murder investigation Some time passes by and driven by his loneliness, Morse finally pays her a visit in her home in Jericho a not so posh neighbourhood He could not meet Anne, and on the very same day our good inspector learns about her suicide.Using his guile and subterfuge, Morse would bend the protocols to carry...

  2. Although The Dead of Jericho is the fifth novel in Colin Dexter sInspector Morseseries, published in 1981, it was interestingly the first one to be dramatised for television in 1986 The rest, as they say, is history The characters of Morse and Lewis are now solidly defined and sparring against each other nicely John Thaw made the role of Morse very much his own, and it must have been impossible for Dexter to forget Thaw s idiosyncratic depiction in subsequent novels, so that the TV adapta Although The Dead of Jericho is the fifth novel in Colin Dexter sInspector Morseseries, published in 1981, it was interestingly the first one to be dramatised for television in 1986 The rest, as they say, is history The characters of Morse and Lewis are now solidly defined and sparring against each other nicely John Thaw made the role of Morse very much his own, and it must have been impossible for Dexter to forget Thaw s idiosyncratic depiction in subsequent novels, so that the TV adaptations would then feed into Colin Dexter s future ideas and portrayals Dexter had been living in Oxford for a few years prior to writing ...

  3. Jericho is a down at the heels residential area of Oxford, England One night at a party, Chief Inspector Morse of the Oxford Homicide Division meets an attractive resident of Jericho named Anne Scott There s clearly some chemistry between the two of them, but before anything can happen that night, Morse is called away to a murder investigation Anne gives him her address and he thinks of her from time to time, but she s a married woman, and so he decides not to pursue her.A few months later, M Jericho is a down at the heels residential area of Oxford, England One night at a party, Chief Inspector Morse of the Oxford Homicide Division meets an attractive resident of Jericho named Anne Scott There s clearly some chemistry between the two of them, but before anything can happen that night, Morse is called away to a murder investigation Anne gives him her address and he thinks of her from time to time, but she s a married woman, and so he decides not to pursue her.A few months later, Morse is in the neighborhood on another matter He still has her address and, on an impulse, he decides to stop by He gets no answer when he knocks on the door and is somewhat surprised to find the door unlocked He steps into the home and calls her name but gets no response He leaves and is shocked to hear later that evening that Anne had been home when he called Unfortunately, she d been hanging from her kitchen ceiling, an apparent suicide.A coroner s inquest confirms the suicide verdict, but Morse ...

  4. Well I give this book three stars, but just barely.First off, Inspector Morse, the MC and so called problem solver genius in this book cannot even come close to comparing with four of my favorite investigators Reginald Wexford, in the series by Ruth Rendell, is honest, scrupulous, sometimes overbearing but always polite and respectful to his subordinates Inspector Morse isn t.Richard Jury, in the Martha Grimes series, is smart, sharp, urbane and well educated He can quote the classics at the Well I give this book three stars, but just barely.First off, Inspector Morse, the MC and so called problem solver genius in this book cannot even come close to comparing with four of my favorite investigators Reginald Wexford, in the series by Ruth Rendell, is honest, scrupulous, sometimes overbearing but always polite and respectful to his subordinates Inspector Morse isn t.Richard Jury, in the Martha Grimes series, is smart, sharp, urbane and well educated He can quote the classics at the drop of a hat He s also courteous to just about everyone, even those he can t stand Now whereas Inspector Morse can also quote the classics, the rest in this paragraph He just isn t.Adam Dalgliesh, in PD James series of mysteries is similar to Jury in personality, though maybe a bitretiring He writes poetry and has a good grasp of the classics, but in comparison to Morse, there is none Even FBI Inspector Pendergast of the mystery h...

  5. It s the first Morse novel for me, and at first I was a little taken aback by the rapid progression of events, but once I embraced it it had all the twists and turns and mistaken identities and illicit relationships and gossip and rumours one could possibly wish from an English mystery novel I took ...

  6. Oedipus a Greek tragedy or a red herring , January 16, 2013 This review is from Dead of Jericho Inspector Morse Mysteries How could I not continue reading Inspector Morse and call myself a mystery lover Top notch writing Top notch mystery definitely not for the shallow reader Fantastic endings.And so we come to The dead Of Jericho Yes, Inspector Morse is his familiar self He continues to drink at the local pub with or without company and continues to fail miserably with women And Oedipus a Greek tragedy or a red herring , January 16, 2013 This review is from Dead of Jericho Inspector Morse Mysteries How could I not continue reading Inspector Morse and call myself a mystery lover Top notch writing Top notch mystery definitely not for the shallow reader Fantastic endings.And so we come to The dead Of Jericho Yes, Inspector Morse is his familiar self He continues to drink at the local pub with or without company and continues to fail miserably with women And yethis observations of already thoroughly examined crime scenes are far superior to those above him in the Thames Valley Police.I started to miss the fellowship of sorts between Morse and Lewis when finally Lewis enters the picture.The Dead of Jericho begins with Morse meeting a lovely younger woman, Anne Scott, during a party She gives him her address and later too much later he ...

  7. Morse number 5.This is a solid offering from Dexter Morse is descending further into grumpiness and alcohol while Lewis is putting up with him and not getting much of the credit.The plot follows a suicide and a murder Neither are straightforward and Morse ends up following false leads here and there as usual I m finding the characters of Morse and Lewis are rounding out nicely and appear almost verbal you can hear them speaking at times my problem is beginning to be around the resolutio Morse number 5.This is a solid offering from Dexter Morse is descending further into grumpiness and alcohol while Lewis is putting up with him and not getting much of the credit.The plot follows a suicide and a murder Neither are straightforward and Morse ends up following false leads here and there as usual I m finding the characters of Morse and Lewis are rounding out nicely and appear almost verbal you can h...

  8. The Dead of Jericho is the fifth novel in Colin Dexter s Oxford set detective series and was the first of a highly successful series of television adaptations of the novels.

  9. In the fifth novel within the Inspector Morse series, and surprisingly first one to be televised , we have Morse with his steely blue eyes and a mind of muddling, pondering genius, investigating the rather sordid death of a woman in the shambling neighbourhood of Jericho We see that this is the same woman, who had once strung the chords of our forever lonesome Morse, but the day he decides to visit her, he finds her dead Then begins, a cat and mouse game, with false leads aplenty amongst Mor In the fifth novel within the Inspector Morse series, and surprisingly first one to be televised , we have Morse with his steely blue eyes and a mind of muddling, pondering genius, investigating the rather sordid death of a woman in the shambling neighbourhood of Jericho We see that this is the same woman, who had once strung the cho...

  10. The ancient university city of Oxford, England, is not all spires, churches, and medieval colleges The lower middle class live in less resplendent areas like Jericho, a small neighbourhood of mean streets and decaying homes between the canal and railway on one side and the massive complex of the Radcliffe Hospital and Oxford University Press on the other At a otherwise boring cocktail party, Detective Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police meets the fetching Anne Scott, a resident o The ancient university city of Oxford, England, is not all spires, churches, and medieval colleges The lower middle class live in less resplendent areas like Jericho, a small neighbourhood of mean streets and decaying homes between the canal and railway on one side and the massive complex of the Radcliffe Hospital and Oxford University Press on the other At a otherwise boring cocktail party, Detective Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police meets the fetching Anne Scott, a resident of Jericho Time passes during which Morse thinks of Miss Scott as a potential romantic opportunity, but he neglects to call until a chance passage through the area brings him to her door The door is unlocked and Morse goes in finding no one home A short time later, Inspector Bell is called out on a case to that same front door Anne Scott is dead inside, an appa...