The Riddle of the Third Mile
First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Very Good book with light foxing to edges in Very Good dust jacket with abrasions to front cover and 1/2" closed tear to bottom back cover edge. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 007983
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From the Inside Flap:
"[Morse is] the most prickly, conceited, and genuinely brilliant detective since Hercule Poirot."
--The New York Times Book Review
Inspector Morse isn't sure what to make of the truncated body found dumped in the Oxford Canal, but he suspects it may be all that's left of an elderly Oxford don last seen boarding the London train several days before. Whatever the truth, the inspector knows it won't be simple--it never is. As he retraces Professor Browne-Smith's route through a London netherworld of topless bars and fancy bordellos, his forebodings are fulfilled. The evidence mounts; so do the bodies. So Morse downs another pint, unleashes his pit bull instincts, and solves a mystery that defies all logic.
"[Dexter] is a magician with character, story construction, and the English language. . . . Colin Dexter and Morse are treasures of the genre."
"It is a delight to watch this brilliant, quirky man deduce."
--Minneapolis Star & Tribune
Title: The Riddle of the Third Mile
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, NY
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing.
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