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Frequently, on the Wednesday, he was sick. On the Thursday, he felt sick frequently, but was actually sick only intermittently. With difficulty, early on the Friday morning - drained, listless, and infinitely weary - he found the energy to drag himself from his bed to the telephone, and seek to apologize to his superiors at Kidlington Police HQ for what was going to be an odds-on non-appearance at the office that late November day. When he awoke on the Saturday morning, he was happily aware that he was feeling considerably better; and, indeed, as he sat in the kitchen of his bachelor flat in North Oxford, dressed in pyjamas as gaudily striped as a Lido deckchair, he was debating whether his stomach could cope with a wafer of Weetabix - when the phone rang.
Little option, was there? No option, really; and he scanned the headlines of The Times which had just been pushed through the letter-box in the small entrance hall - late, as usual on Saturdays.
Sorry to hear you're a bit off-colour, old boy. Lots of it about, you know.
The wife's brother had it - when was it now? I tell a lie - must have been three weeks, at least. Still, that's neither here nor there, is it?
Thought I'd just have a quick word, that's all. Er ,,, Look here, Morse! Unless you feel suddenly very much better, that is. We can just about cope here, I should think. The cemeteries are full of indispensable men - eh? Very kind of you to ring - I much appreciate it - but I am officially off duty this weekend in any case-' 'Really?
That's good! That's er ,,, very good, isn't it? Give you a chance to stay in bed.
He started writing mysteries in during a family holiday. It was a Saturday and it was raining—it's not unknown for it to rain in North Wales. The children were moaning I was sitting at the kitchen table with nothing else to do, and I wrote the first few paragraphs of a potential detective novel. Dexter's plots are notable for his use of false leads and other red herrings.
The success of the 33 episodes of the TV series Inspector Morse , produced between and , brought further acclaim for Dexter. In the manner of Alfred Hitchcock , he also makes a cameo appearance in almost all episodes.
This series is a prequel to Inspector Morse.
As with Morse , Dexter occasionally makes cameo appearances in Lewis and Endeavour. Dexter selected the English poet A. Dexter and Housman were both Classicists who found a popular audience in another genre of writing.
Dexter has received several Crime Writers' Association awards: In , he was elected a member of the by-invitation-only Detection Club. In Dexter was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature.
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