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Colin Dexter

Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930) is an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as a television series from 1987 to 2000.
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    • Inspector Morse: BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Three Classic Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: full cast, John Shrapnel, Robert Glenister
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Three BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations starring John Shrapnel as Morse and Robert Glenister as Lewis, plus a bonus reading by Colin Dexter of one of his short stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Radio drama suberp

    • By James Tichenor on 12-25-18

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Morse’s Greatest Mystery and Other Stories

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Colin Dexter’s Chief Inspector Morse - the cranky, heavy-drinking, and exasperatingly brilliant sleuth of the Thames Valley Police - has become one of the most beloved detectives in fiction....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great narrator; great stories

    • By Charlie Donahue on 06-16-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Last Bus to Woodstock

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    After the death of Sylvia Kaye, Inspector Morse informs the nation that the police were looking for a dangerous man facing charges of wilful murder, sexual assault, and rape....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Why was it abridged?

    • By CW on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $7.94

    • The Jewel That Was Ours

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    The case seems so simple that Inspector Morse deems it beneath his notice....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration!

    • By Arsenio Paez on 10-02-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Riddle of the Third Mile

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    The thought suddenly occurred to Morse that this would be a marvellous time to murder a few of the doddery old bachelor dons....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Like jigsaws?

    • By S. Harvester on 03-30-17

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Last Seen Wearing

    • Inspector Morse Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    After leaving home to return to school, teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Wench Is Dead

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    As Inspector Morse recovers in hospital, he becomes intrigued by an account of a murder case from 1859....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very fun and great reading

    • By BookLover on 04-28-18

    Regular price: $9.39

    • The Secret of Annexe Three

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Chief Inspector Morse seldom allowed himself to be caught up in New Year Celebrations. So a murder inquiry in a festive hotel had a certain appeal....

    Regular price: $9.69

    • The Remorseful Day

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    The murder of Yvonne Harrison at her home in the Cotswold village of Lower Swinstead has left Thames Valley CID baffled....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Morse is sick

    • By James Tichenor on 02-10-19

    Regular price: $8.20

    • The Daughters of Cain

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    Little progress had been made by the Thames Valley Police since the discovery of a corpse in a North Oxford flat....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different Morse

    • By A P on 03-16-10

    Regular price: $19.57

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