Norman Colin Dexter OBE (* September in Stamford, Lincolnshire; † März in Oxford) war ein britischer Schriftsteller von Kriminalromanen. von Ergebnissen oder Vorschlägen für "Colin Dexter". Überspringen und zu Haupt-Suchergebnisse gehen. Berechtigt zum kostenfreien Versand. Colin Dexter: „Der Weg durch Wytham Woods“. Ulli Wagner. Vorlesen. Der Unionsverlag haucht einem echten Meister des britischen.
Colin Dexter: „Der Weg durch Wytham Woods“von Ergebnissen oder Vorschlägen für "Colin Dexter". Überspringen und zu Haupt-Suchergebnisse gehen. Berechtigt zum kostenfreien Versand. Colin Dexter () studierte Klassische Altertumswissenschaft und war erst als Oberstufenlehrer und anschließend als Prüfer an der Oxford-Universität. Norman Colin Dexter OBE (* September in Stamford, Lincolnshire; † März in Oxford) war ein britischer Schriftsteller von Kriminalromanen.
Colin Dexter 'Sharpest mind, biggest heart' VideoKevin Whately reads The Dead of Jericho by Colin Dexter 3/21/ · Norman Colin Dexter was born in in Stamford, Lincolnshire, and studied classics at Cambridge University. He worked as a Latin and Greek teacher . Featuring the first three books in Colin Dexter's classic crime series starring Inspector Morse: Last Bus to Woodstock, Last Seen Wearing and The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn. Last Bus to Woodstock: The death of Sylvia Kaye figured dramatically in Thursday afternoon's edition of the Oxford Mail.
Whately joked: "We used to give him a little role, give him the odd line to say, but he was so awful at speaking and acting that we only let him walk through the shot.
Sheila Hancock, Thaw's widow, told BBC Radio 4's Front Row : "He did say to me a couple of times that he really did feel that John was the character and the character was John.
It sort of evolved between them. In fact, I think one of the reasons he killed Morse off is he didn't want to imagine anyone else playing the part.
She described Dexter as a "remarkably well-read and clever man", as well as a "bubbly guy" who "just seemed to enjoy life so much" and "loved to laugh".
Maria Rejt, Dexter's most recent editor at MacMillan, said the author had "inspired all those who worked with him", adding: "His loyalty, modesty and self-deprecating humour gave joy to many.
His was the sharpest mind and the biggest heart, and his wonderful novels and stories will remain a testament to both. Kevin Lygo, director of television at ITV, said Inspector Morse was "one of the nation's best-loved shows", with Thaw's "irascible detective with a love for crosswords, real ale and classical music" becoming one of the most popular characters of all time.
Dexter worked closely behind the scenes of the show and later became a consultant on Lewis, the sequel starring Whately which ran for nine years.
He was also "one of the key creative forces" behind prequel Endeavour - the inspector's first name - which saw Shaun Evans appear as the young Morse.
MacMillan's publisher Jeremy Trevathan added that Dexter's death represented a "tectonic shift in the international crime writing scene".
He said: "Colin represented the absolute epitome of British crime writing, and in the s John Thaw's Inspector Morse took over Wednesday night television.
The Wench is Dead Inspector Morse, 8 by Colin Dexter 3. The Jewel That Was Ours Inspector Morse, 9 by Colin Dexter 3.
The Riddle of the Third Mile Inspector Morse, 6 by Colin Dexter 3. The Secret of Annexe 3 Inspector Morse, 7 by Colin Dexter 3. Inspector Morse: The first three novels by Colin Dexter 3.
Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories by Colin Dexter 3. The First Inspector Morse Omnibus: The Dead of Jericho, Service of All the Dead, the Silent World of Nicholas Quinn by Colin Dexter 4.
Inspector Morse: The Complete Collection by Colin Dexter 4. The Fourth Inspector Morse Omnibus by Colin Dexter 4. Gentleman in College Chapel uncredited.
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Navigation Home Characters Authors.Colin Dexter is an English author of crime fiction, featuring his main character Inspector Morse. Dexter began writing on a family holiday in North Wales when it rained on a Saturday. With nothing else to do, Dexter sat down at the kitchen table and started writing a detective novel. Norman Colin Dexter was an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels. He started writing mysteries in during a family holiday: "We were in a little guest house halfway between Caernarfon and Pwllheli. It was a Saturday and it was raining - it's not unknown for it to rain in North Wales. The children were moaning. Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September ) is an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 19and adapted as a television series from to Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A double appearance of Colin Dexter in a Lewis episode. While watching the Lewis episode ‘Allegory of Love’ (Series 3, Episode 1) I was surprised by not only Mr Dexter appearing twice in the episode but that I hadn’t noticed this on a previous viewing. Colin Dexter was born on September 29, in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He was a writer and actor, known for Endeavour (), Inspector Morse () and Inspector Lewis (). He was married to Dorothy Cooper. He died on March 21, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.