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Dover And The Unkindest Cut Of All (Inspector Dover #4)

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Back in print: the fourth adventure of Joyce Porter's Inspector Dover--Scotland Yard's best-kept secret. When a woman witnesses a young policeman's suicide and has the bad taste to report it, Dover's vacation stops at the seaside wasteland of Wallerton. As he sluggishly investigates the matter, an earlier case of murder and mutilation turns up as well.
205 pages
Published 1969 by Pan Books (first published January 1st 1967)
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Carol
Jan 15, 2012 Carol rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book is hysterically funny, and I can't understand why so few people have read it. It's a hilarious spoof of British mysteries, and I recommend it to everyone who likes PBS' Mystery! series. Inspector Dover and his sidekick are like a deranged Inspector Morse and co. Great book!
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Nov 27, 2011 Laura rated it liked it
Recommended to Laura by: Bettie☯
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Chief Inspector Dover's seaside break becomes a busman's holiday with the death of a local policeman.

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Joyce Porter was born in Marple, Cheshire, and educated at King's College, London. In 1949 she joined the Women's Royal Air Force, and, on the strength of an intensive course in Russian, qualified for confidential work in intelligence. When she left the service in 1963 she had completed three detective novels.

Porter is best known for her series of novels featuring Detective Inspector Wilfred Dover
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  • Dover Three: A Mystery (Inspector Dover #3)
  • Dover Goes to Pott: A Mystery
  • Dover Fails to Make His Mark
  • Dover Strikes Again: A Mystery
  • A Terrible Drag for Dover
  • It's Murder with Dover
  • Dover and the Claret Tappers
  • When Dover Gets Knotted

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