The biggest spoiler–or not–appears on the book’s cover with the notation “The Final Inspector Morse Novel”. And, of course, his meddling in the investigation and manipulation of evidence if it truly has occurred as Lewis suspects is the kind of behaviour Morse has deplored in other policemen and agencies throughout his long life of service. Laura Hobson James Grout A complicated plot with many twists so you really need to concentrate on who is who and and what they said pages ago. Anyway, there where two detective stories there and I read them and thought that they were pretty ordinary, and I thought that I could do just as well. Dexter spent lots of time showing off his main character Morse’s mastery of Latin, mutual attractions to beautiful women that led nowhere maybe Morse quoted too much Latin to them or corrected their spelling too often , and then being sentimental in unconvincing ways. Refresh and try again. We are lacking any compassionate interest in our fellow human beings, you see it all the time and you see more of it now.
A woman of about 40 was found murdered in her flat. Apr 22, Jill Holmes rated it it was amazing. Anyway, there where two detective stories there and I read them and thought that they were pretty ordinary, and I thought that I could do just as well. He and his sidekick Lewis had another murder on their plate at the time. Lewis is an amalgamation of people, but certainly in the first book I thought he was a grandfather. Morse’s superior, Chief Super Read by Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows – Start Now.
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I was sitting at the kitchen table with nothing else to do, a Norman Colin Dexter was an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels. We are lacking any compassionate interest in our fellow human beings, you see it all the time and you see more of it now. It is clear that the female is his watvh.
I think, in a way, you know there are certain characteristics, as there are with your chief fellow and you play on them a bit, and you change them and you repeat them. The business of getting going, getting started, is enormously importantand this can be physical.
A new recruit, PC Kershaw, young and brilliant, is given short shrift by Morse, “his voice trailed off as he found Morse’s blue eyes looking at him; uncomprehending, cold Throughout the years, Morse has always watdh way too much alcohol and tobacco for his own good, while lying to his doctors and to everyone else about his bad habits.
The Remorseful Day
The mystery itself was a bit more drawn out than I care for but Dexter still managed to throw in some sneaky curves right up to the end. I feel as if I have taken another course in English literature. To ask other readers questions about The Remorseful Dayplease sign inpsector.
Dexter is known for having Morse scatter red herrings around quite liberally, but he always has him do so in such a way that it always makes sense.
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We become aware how detached and remote his existence is, even from the generally accepted ways of life which he encounters daily; in the procedures of the institutions we all accept as necessary.
Like Sargent Lewis, I will miss the old pervy bastard. Lists with This Book. Olivia Colman Wins Best Remoraeful 2. The mystery does of course work as an independent story but unless you have read the series or watched the TV show the personal side of it won’t carry much meaning.
And why, if he refuses to take on the case officially, does he seem to be carrying out his own private enquiries?
November 15, Nearing retirement, Inspector Morse defies doctor’s orders and returns from sick leave to resume a yearlong murder investigation. So the final Morse book – As with the last 3 or 4 books there are two stories here. Morse dies from complications of diabetes.
It seemed as if they had a marriage of convenience and total sexual freedom. A Star Is Born 4. By clicking inspevtor, you are confirming that the image fully complies with TV. One intriguing aspect of the novel is the development of Lewis’s approach. Frank Harrison James Benson Jul 11, Kay rated it really liked it.
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They, too, were cleared because of their alibis. Her husband was also know to enjoy other women on dayy side.
Morse is a puzzle solver and many of his theories lead him and the reader on the wrong path yet in the end each piece fits and the reader has the ability to solve the puzzle along with him. V has made him so much younger. Did he know the Mr Dexter – you are a very clever man. I suspect he got too busy with the BBC adaptions to write any more of them.
Regular readers of the novels have become hooked on the snippets of information ghe insights about Morse’s personal life, slowly revealed by the author, and acquired through reading them.
Morse was almost always right – at the finish.
I especially loved the quotes which start each chapter. A woman of about 40 was found murdered in her flat. Jul 12, Vicky rated it really liked it. Perhaps this seems an odd thing to do when reaching the conclusion of a long series, but there is good reason for us to get to know Strange a morze better.
I got to know him quite well, and we did try to get him to do one or two of the later screen playsbut he was engaged in rather more important things. Harrison was reputed to be a woman of interesting sexual habits, but remkrseful of the obvious suspects, including Mr. The books are short and the plot tightly woven. Colin Dexter explained in an interview that If you want to read an Inspector Morse novel, and have never read any before, then don’t start with this one!
Lewis is an amalgamation of people, but certainly in the first book I thought he was a grandfather. All thirteen “Inspector Morse” novels have now been reviewed individually, and each review can be displayed by searching for the relevant title on my page. I know it is a little stupid to start with the last book, but as I had watched all episodes aside from The Remorseful Day, I saw this as my chance to finally morsw before watching.
I also felt that this book, more so than some of the other Morse books, started to feel a little overcomplicated, and not in a good way. This finale to a grand series presents a moving elegy to one of mystery fiction’s most celebrated and popular characters. Usually I go through these with the producer rather than the director, and very often with the actual screenwriter.