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Dexter, Colin

Overview
Works: 697 works in 2,455 publications in 15 languages and 47,284 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Television adaptations  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6054.E96, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Colin Dexter
Publications by Colin Dexter
Most widely held works by Colin Dexter
The daughters of Cain by Colin Dexter( Book )
120 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,170 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
The remorseful day by Colin Dexter( Book )
74 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,102 libraries worldwide
The murder of Yvonne Harrison had left Thames Valley CID baffled. A year after the dreadful crime they are still no nearer to making an arrest. But one man has yet to tackle the case - and it is just the sort of puzzle at which Chief Inspector Morse excels. So why is he adamant that he will not lead the re-investigation?
The way through the woods by Colin Dexter( Book )
85 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,842 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
The jewel that was ours by Colin Dexter( Book )
82 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,565 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
Morse's greatest mystery : and other stories by Colin Dexter( Book )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,125 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 )
70 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates a murder that occured in the 19th century
The riddle of the third mile by Colin Dexter( Book )
52 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates the mysterious disappearance of the Dr. Browne-Smith
The secret of annexe 3 by Colin Dexter( Book )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,532 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 )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,527 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 )
96 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,430 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 )
87 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
After a hearing-impaired member of the Oxford Foreign Examinations Syndicate is found dead, Inspector Morse follows a murderous trail involving a Middle-Eastern oil magnate, an X-rated theater, and sexual and financial antics
Last bus to Woodstock by Colin Dexter( Book )
73 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
A young secretary is murdered and Morse investigates
Last seen wearing by Colin Dexter( Book )
48 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,214 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
Inspector Morse, the dead of Jericho collection set ( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice
Inspector Lewis ( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 689 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
Endeavour ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 571 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
The daughters of Cain [the new Inspector Morse novel] by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 566 libraries worldwide
In Oxford, a historian is murdered and all fingers point at a former employee of the university who sold drugs to students. But the next day he too is dead, killed with the same knife that was used on the historian. Chief inspector Morse investigates
Inspector Lewis ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
With his young partner DS Hathaway, they continue solving cases in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford
The jewel that was ours by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Presents an Inspector Morse mystery about murder and the precious jewel of an elderly woman
Morse's greatest mystery and other stories by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A collection short stories featuring Inspector Morse and his faithful friend Lewis solving mysteries in Oxford
 
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Alternative Names
Deksters, Kolins 1930-
Dexter, Colin 1930-
Dexter, N. C.
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 (797)
German (36)
Danish (33)
Japanese (33)
Finnish (28)
Italian (27)
Dutch (26)
French (25)
Spanish (20)
Polish (15)
Czech (13)
Slovenian (10)
Korean (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Russian (1)
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