The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn Author:Colin Dexter What does a deaf man hear? An innocent man know? A dead man say? — The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn — A hearing-impaired member of the Oxford Foreign Examinations SYndicate is found dead, his jaw clenched, a classic portrait of cyanide poisoning. A case for Chief Inspector Morse, as intricate as the London Times crossword puzzle. A Middle Easter... more »n oil magnate, an X-rated theater, sexual and financial hijinks ... and a murder most foul.
Chief Inspector Morse, Homicide Division, Oxford: A lonely middle-aged bachelor with a taste for Mozart and T.S. Eliot, pints of bitter--and an obsession with attractive women. As coarse as he is cunning, at times insufferable, relentlessly inquisitive.« less