By Colin Dexter
Why might a sniper shoot suburban physiotherapist Rachel James as she sips her morning espresso? Inspector Morse's hunt for solutions kicks off with a tabloid journalist, winds during the strip golf equipment of Soho, then returns to Oxford, the place senior dons and their other halves conflict for a plum promoting. Then, at the own entrance, Inspector Morse gets intimations of his personal mortality.
And whereas Morse muses on existence, he unearths his first identify finally. . . .
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