The Dead of Jericho is a work of English detective fiction by Colin Dexter, the fifth part of the Inspector Morse series, which was subsequently the first of a highly successful series of television adaptations of the novels. Detective Chief Inspector E. Morse of the Thames Valley Police meets Anne Scott at a party hosted by Mrs Murdoch in North Oxford. Six months later Anne Scott is found hanging in her kitchen at 9 Canal Reach, Jericho, Oxford. Initially Chief Inspector Bell, from the closer Oxford Central station on St. Aldate's Street, is assigned to the case; but a fortnight later Morse...
|Genre:||Detective fiction, Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense|
|Number of editions:||12|