Jewel That Was Ours

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Release date: 2011-01-26
ClubCoins Needed: 52


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Superbly clue-laden...A complex and satisfying puzzle.THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBEThe 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 & TRIBUNEFrom the Paperback edition.

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Genre: Crime & mystery

Collection: Fawcett

Type: EPub

Pages: 256

ISBN: 9780307778956

Additional Information

Genre: Crime & mystery

Collection: Fawcett

Type: EPub

Pages: 256

ISBN: 9780307778956

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