Inspector Morse: The Riddle of the Third Mile

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Inspector Morse: The Riddle of the Third Mile

by Colin Dexter (Macmillan, 1983); audiobook read by Samuel West (Macmillan, 2017)

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The writing has an air of literature to it and some wonderfully poetic flourishes. Morse himself is a great character. Yet the mystery itself—key elements of which are artfully, rather capriciously concealed by omissions in Dexter’s omniscient narrative—doesn’t bear scrutiny.

 

 

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