By Colin Dexter
"[Morse is] the main prickly, immodest, and surely terrific detective due to the fact Hercule Poirot."
--The manhattan occasions e-book Review
Inspector Morse isn't really convinced what to make of the truncated physique discovered dumped within the Oxford Canal, yet he suspects it can be all that is left of an aged Oxford don final noticeable boarding the London educate a number of days sooner than. regardless of the fact, the inspector understands it will not be simple--it by no means is. As he retraces Professor Browne-Smith's path via a London netherworld of topless bars and fancy bordellos, his forebodings are fulfilled. The proof mounts; so do the our bodies. So Morse downs one other pint, unleashes his pit bull instincts, and solves a secret that defies all logic.
"[Dexter] is a magician with personality, tale building, and the English language. . . . Colin Dexter and Morse are treasures of the genre."
"It is a pride to monitor this remarkable, quirky guy deduce."
--Minneapolis superstar & Tribune