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Last Bus to Woodstock

3.92 based on 8539 ratings & 350 reviews on Goodreads.com

21 August 09
463 mins
Samuel West


Last Bus to Woodstock is the first book in Colin Dexter’s bestselling Inspector Morse series and the basis for the much-loved television detective drama, starring John Thaw as the eponymous Inspector.

The death of Sylvia Kaye figured dramatically in Thursday afternoon's edition of the Oxford Mail. By Friday evening, Inspector Morse had informed the nation that the police were looking for a dangerous man - facing charges of wilful murder, sexual assault and rape. But as the obvious leads fade into twilight and darkness, Morse becomes more and more convinced that passion holds the key . . .

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Highly effective . . . exceptionally clever
Sunday Times
Let those who lament the decline of the English detective story reach for Colin Dexter