[Epub] The Jewel That Was Ours (Inspector Morse, #9) By Colin Dexter – 1sm.info

The Jewel That Was Ours (Inspector Morse, #9) Superbly Clue LadenA Complex And Satisfying Puzzle THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBEThe Case Seems So Simple, Inspector Morse Deemed It Beneath His Notice A Wealthy, Elderly American Tourist Has A Heart Attack In Her Room At Oxford S Luxurious Randolph Hotel Missing From The Scene Is The Lady S Handbag, Which Contained The Wolvercote Tongue, A Priceless Jewel That Her Late Husband Had Bequeathed To The Ashmolean Museum Just Across The Street Morse Proceeds To Spend A Great Deal Of Time Thinking And Drinking In The Hotel S Bar, Certain The Solution Is Close At Hand Until Conflicting Stories, Suspicious Doings, And A Real Murder Convince Him Otherwise It Is A Delight To Watch This Brilliant, Quirky Man Morse Deduce MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE In general I found this novel reasonably enjoyable, though reading it again after some years, I would probably give it about five out of ten.On the plus side it is another sojourn into the world of Morse and Lewis, although their relationship is becoming infiltrated by clich s that originated in the TV series.There s a rather pompous narrator who knows the thoughts of the characters, but only reveals them selectively a flaw that strains the credibility of the solving of the case.There are many In general I found this novel reasonably enjoyable, though reading it again after some years, I would probably give it about five out of ten.On the plus side it is another sojourn into the world of Morse and Lewis, al When a group of wealthy Americans appears in Oxford on a guided tour, one of the women in the tour is on a special mission A rare and historically valuable jewel had come into the possession of her late husband It was his wish that that the jewel be donated to a museum in Oxford and, in the company of her new husband, the woman has carried the jewel to Great Britain to deliver it herself However, the night before she is to donate the gift, she dies of an apparent heart attack and her purse co When a group of wealthy Americans appears in Oxford on a guided tour, one of the women in the tour is on a special mission A rare and historically valuable jewel had come into the possession of her late husband It was his wish that that the jewel be donated to a museum in Oxford and, in the company of her new husband, the woman has carried the jewel to Great Britain to deliver it herself However, the night before she is to donate the gift, she dies of an apparent heart attack and her purse containing the jewel is stolen.This would hardly seem to merit the attention of Chief Inspector Morse after all, there is no homicide involved and he s not about to waste his time investigating a simple theft But after determining that the lady did, indeed, die of natural causes, Morse can t help A unique episode in theInspector Morsecanon The Jewel That Was Ours started out as an episode for television written by Julian Mitchell, entitledThe Wolvercote Tongue Inspector Morsewas a very popular TV series starring John Thaw as Morse and Kevin Whately as Lewis, who by the time of this episode were both well established in their character rolesThe Wolvercote Tonguewent to air in season 2 on 25th December 1987, and was only developed into a novel, his ninth in theInspector M A unique episode in theInspector Morsecanon The Jewel That Was Ours started out as an episode for television written by Julian Mitchell, entitledThe Wolvercote Tongue Inspector Morsewas a very popular TV series starring John Thaw as Morse and Kevin Whately as Lewis, who by the time of this episode were both well established in their character rolesThe Wolvercote Tonguewent to air in season 2 on 25th December 1987, and was only developed into a novel, his ninth in theInspector Morseseries, by Colin Dexter in 1991.Writers, especially of detective fiction, often say that when a well loved character is portrayed on television, the visual image of the actor, their familiar mannerisms and way the character is depicted then feed into subsequent books which they might write But it must be a rare Read by Michael PenningtonTotal Runtime 7 hours 8 minsBodleian Library, OxfordDescription He looked overweight around the midriff, though nowhere else, and she wondered whether perhaps he drank too much He looked weary, as if he had been up most of the night conducting his investigations For Oxford, the arrival of twenty seven American tourists is nothing out of the ordinary until one of their number is found dead in Room 310 at the Randolph Hotel It looks l Read by Michael PenningtonTotal Runtime 7 hours 8 minsBodleian Library, OxfordDescription He looked overweight around the midriff, though nowhere else, and she wondered whether perhaps he drank too much He looked weary, as if he had been up most of the night conducting his investigations For Oxford, the arrival of twenty seven American tourists is nothing out of the ordinary until one of their number is found dead in Room 310 at the Randolph Hotel It looks like a sudden and tragic accident Only Chief Inspector Morse appears not to overlook the simultaneous theft of a jewel encrusted antique from the victim s handbag Then, two days later, a naked and battered corpse is dragged from the River Cherwell A coincidence Maybe But this time Mor

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