The Silent World Of Nicholas Quinn (Inspector Morse Mysteries)
Publish Date: 1997-05-28
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Author: Colin Dexter
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[Morse is] the most prickly, conceited, and genuinely brilliant detective since Hercule Poirot. --The New York Times Book Review
Nicholas Quinn is deaf, so he considers himself lucky to be appointed to the Foreign Examinations Board at Oxford, which designs tests for students of English around the world. But when someone slips cyanide into Nicholas'ssherry, Inspector Morse has a multiple-choice murder. Any one of a tight little group of academics could have killed Quinn. Before Morse is done, all their dirty little secrets will be exposed. And a murderer will be cramming for his finals. . . .
[Dexter] is a magician with character, story construction, and the English language. . . . Colin Dexter and Morse are treasures of the genre. --Mystery News
It is a delight to watch this brilliant, quirky man [Morse] deduce. --Minneapolis Star & Tribune