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Dexter, Colin

Overview
Works: 806 works in 2,302 publications in 7 languages and 46,114 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6054.E96, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Dexter
The remorseful day by Colin Dexter ( Book )
59 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 2,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murder of Yvonne Harrison at her home in the Cotswold village of Lower Swinstead had left Thames Valley CID baffled. So why is Chief Inspector Morse adamant that he will not lead the re-investigation and why is he making private enquiries?
The way through the woods by Colin Dexter ( Book )
54 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cranky Inspector Morse is called back early from a forced vacation in Lyme Regis to take over the recently reopened case of a missing Swedish girl
Death is now my neighbor : an Inspector Morse novel by Colin Dexter ( Book )
50 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Oxford dons vie to succeed the master of Lonsdale College and the result is murder. In the course of his investigation, Inspector Morse learns there are two people to whom the appointment means even more than it does to the dons--their wives. By the author of The Daughters of Cain
The jewel that was ours by Colin Dexter ( Book )
57 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an American tourist is found dead of a heart attack in the posh Randolph Hotel and an irreplaceable piece of ancient jewelry is missing, Inspector Morse begins an investigation
The daughters of Cain by Colin Dexter ( Book )
56 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dr. Felix McClure of Wolsey College, Oxford, is found dead the clues lead to a college servant, Edward Brooks. When Brooks is killed, Inspector Morse finds himself romantically involved with one of the suspects
Last bus to Woodstock by Colin Dexter ( Book )
75 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse returns when a schoolgirl from a wealthy family is missing. Morse is convinced she has been murdered and his investigations reveal that there is more going on at her exclusive school than meets the eye. But before he has unravelled the mystery, he finds another murder on his hands
Morse's greatest mystery : and other stories by Colin Dexter ( Book )
50 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven stories on crime, half with InspectorMorse as the hero. They range from Evans Tries anO-Level, which is on a prison break, to At the Lulu BarMotel, which is on a gang of con artists. By the author ofDaughters of Cain
The wench is dead by Colin Dexter ( Book )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates a murder that occured in the 19th century
The riddle of the third mile by Colin Dexter ( Book )
33 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates the mysterious disappearance of the Dr. Browne-Smith
The secret of annexe 3 by Colin Dexter ( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police investigates a murder at the Haworth Hotel in Oxford
Service of all the dead by Colin Dexter ( Book )
45 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse was alone among the congregation in suspecting continued unrest in the quiet parish of St. Frideswide's. Most people could still remember the churchwarden's murder. A few could still recall the murderer's suicide. Now even the police had closed the case
The dead of Jericho by Colin Dexter ( Book )
42 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police investigates the discovery of two bodies in the same grim street of Jericho, an area in Oxford, England
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn by Colin Dexter ( Book )
62 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates a murder involved with selling examinations to Oxford students
Endeavour ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1965, the young Detective Constable Endeavour Morse is recruited into the hunt for a missing schoolgirl and finds himself in the midst of a murder investigation
Inspector Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his young partner DS Hathaway, they continue solving cases in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford
Inspector Lewis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. But even if he solves the case, will his new boss still move him from the front lines to a training assignment? Next, Lewis and Hathaway return to the streets of Cambridge and the halls of Oxford University with three more mysteries to unravel. In Whom the gods would destroy, Detectives Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a delicate murder case that implicates one of Oxford University's most prominent figures when an old classmate of his is found dead. In Old school ties, Lewis comes face to face with his past when the murder of bright young Jo Gilchrist pulls Lewis and Hathaway into a case driven by celebrity, scheming, and dangerous sexual politics. In Expiation, when a North Oxford housewife is found hanged, it appears to be an open and shut case of suicide. But the lack of a suicide note and the victim's seemingly perfect life leads Lewis to suspect foul play
Infernal serpent ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morse and Lewis have to tackle a particularly unsavory case involving child abuse. Their inquiries into the murder of an eminent environmentalist, killed minutes before he was scheduled to give a controversial lecture, unearth skeletons in the cupboard of a respectable academic family
Dead on time ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an elderly Don apparently commits suicide, Inspector Morse is called in and finds he has a personal involvement in the case. The wife of the dead man is the woman Morse was engaged to be married to years ago
Inspector Lewis ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, and his brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway, return to the streets of Cambridge and the halls of Oxford University with three brand new mysteries to unravel. In Whom the gods would destroy, Detectives Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a delicate murder case that implicates one of Oxford University's most prominent figures--college Principal Sefton Lim--when an old classmate of Linn's is found dead. In Old school ties, Lewis comes face to face with his past when the murder of bright young Jo Gilchrist pulls Lewis and Hathaway into a case driven by celebrity, scheming, and dangerous sexual politics. In Expiation, when a North Oxford housewife is found hanged, it appears to be an open and shut case of suicide. But though she leaves a devastated husband and two young daughters, she left no suicide note. The missing note and victim's seemingly perfect life leads Lewis to suspect foul play
The ghost in the machine ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valuable paintings are stolen from the estate of Sir Julius Hanbury, and when Sir Julius himself disappears Morse and Sergeant Lewis are called upon to investigate the minds and morals of the aristocracy to solve the mystery
 
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Alternative Names
Deksters, Kolins, 1930-
Dexter, Colin, 1930-
Dexter, N. C. (Norman Colin)
Dexter, Norman Colin
コリン・デクスター
デクスター, コリン
Languages
English (687)
German (12)
Czech (5)
French (3)
Danish (3)
Dutch (1)
Finnish (1)
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