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Titel: The Jewel That Was Ours (Inspector Morse)
Verlag: Pan Books, US
Zustand: Very Good
0330324195 Very good, some creasing. * Quality, Value, Experience. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NT761DM985
Inhaltsangabe: 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. Then, two days later, a naked and battered corpse is dragged from the River Cherwell. A coincidence? Morse is determined to prove the link...
"Superbly clue-laden...A complex and satisfying puzzle."
THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE
The 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
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