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The Jewel That Was Ours Superbly Clue LadenA 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 TRIBUNE


10 thoughts on “The Jewel That Was Ours

  1. says:

    When a group of wealthy Americans appears in Oxford on a guided tour, one of the women in the tour is on a special mission A rare and historically valuable jewel had come into the possession of her late husband It was his wish that that the jewel be donated to a mus


  2. says:

    A unique episode in the Inspector Morse canon The Jewel That Was Ours started out as an episode for television written by Julian Mitchell, entitled The Wolvercote Tongue Inspector Morse was a very popular TV series starring John Thaw as Morse and Kevin Whately as


  3. says:

    Read by Michael PenningtonTotal Runtime 7 hours 8 minsBodleian Library, OxfordDescription He looked overweight around the midriff, though nowhere else, and she wondered whether perhaps he drank too much He looked weary, as if he had been up most of the night conductin


  4. says:

    Clues, hypotheses, even establishing just which crime has been committed overwhelm the hapless reader in this Inspector Morse mystery The structure is reminiscent of an Agatha Christie whodunit, but with infinitely complications and of course the atmospheric tone of t


  5. says:

    One annoying element of Dexter s writing is his tendency to render the speech of anyone he considers must talk a bit funny basically, anyone working class or foreign in a needlessly phonetic, mocking way Okay, Arksford is mildly entertaining, but do we need to be told t


  6. says:

    This entry in the Inspector Morse series was very good, with some misdirection but otherwise a fairly straightforward plot and solution unlike some of the earlier books in the series This mystery was also focused on the plot, with considerably less diversions into Morse


  7. says:

    The ninth in the Inspector Morse Mysteries, where he has to solve the mystery of the theft of a historically valued jewel, and two dead bodies Good one,and quite complicated to solve.The Inspector Morse books have kept on becoming better since its first book Although I ha


  8. says:

    Another is the Inspector Morse series and equally as complex as others in the ouevre An American tourist dies of an apparent heart attack in a local hotel and Morse is less than pleased to be called out on this seemingly innocent death But this is a Morse mystery, so you k


  9. says:

    Having recently seen the tv adaptation of this story I was not as focused on the story as I could have been However, the book is different from the TV adaptation and is far far better Morse and Lewis try and find a connection between the theft of a rare and precious histori


  10. says:

    After the slight disappointment of The Wench Is Dead, this was something of a return to form for Morse Still drinking far too much and also managing to get his hands on a woman with the use of possibly the worst chat up line ever about knickers being taken down and given in


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