Probably not the best among Inspector Morse’s cases, but enjoyable all the way.
Apart from the plot, which might be judged a little bit too complex, the most intriguing thing I found was the role played by disabilities in the social life of individuals.
As Quinn’s story clearly shows, physically impaired persons, far from being less smart than the others, may well develop alternative skills that allow to compensate for their disability.
On the other hand, Quinn makes errors as everyone else does, and in this respect, I have to confess I was quite puzzled when I realized that Morse was working out the case apparently without making any dramatic mistake. I needn’t have worried because, in fact, I had not finished the book yet…...Continua