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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 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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
    • Love a good Inspector Morse series!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Last Bus to Woodstock

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    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 Catherine on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $7.94

    • Morse’s Greatest Mystery and Other Stories

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    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

    • Riddle of the Third Mile

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    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

    • The Daughters of Cain

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    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

    • Last Seen Wearing

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold - until two years, three months, and two days later, when somebody decided to supply some surprising new evidence....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audio isnt exact

    • By Kiaralis Rivera on 12-13-17

    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 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    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 Dead of Jericho

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Inspector Morse is in charge of a suicide investigation in which he has a personal interest....

    Regular price: $8.20

    • The Wench Is Dead

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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 Remorseful Day

    • By: Colin Dexter
    • Narrated by: Kevin Whately
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elegant end of Inspector Morse series

    • By Joanne L. on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $8.20

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