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The Wench is Dead (Inspector Morse #8)

The Wench is Dead (Inspector Morse #8)

Colin Dexter

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Age (years) : 18 - 99

‘That night he dreamed in Technicolor. He saw the ochre-skinned, scantily clad siren in her black, arrow Ed stockings, and he could even recall her lavender-hued underclothing. And in Morse’s muddled computer of a mind, that siren took the name of one Joanna Franks, provocatively walking towards Duke’s Cut...’
The body of Joanna Franks was found at Duke's Cut on the Oxford canal at about 5.30am on Wednesday, 22nd June 1859.
At around 10.15am on a Saturday morning in 1989 the body of Chief Inspector Morse (though very much alive) was removed to Oxford’sJohn Radcliffe Hospital. Treatment for a perforated ulcerous later pronounced successful.
As Morse begins his recovery he comes across an account of the investigation and trial which followed Joanna Franks’ death...
... and becomes convinced that the two men who were hanged for the murder of Joanna Franks were innocent..

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Publisher : Pan Macmillan

Format : Paperback

Language : English

Content : Fiction

Style : Non-Illustrated

ISBN : 9780330313360

Size : Medium

SKU : BY1-507

Genre : Mystery/Thriller

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