Dover by Joyce Porter
The Collected Short Stories

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A collection of stories, originally from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine, featuring Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover, the laziest and most incompetent detective in Scotland Yard.
 

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Porter will be remembered as one of the great innovators in British crime fiction.
 
Published November 1, 1995 by Foul Play Pr. 296 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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with more to follow) strews ""Strewths"" and his assistant MacGregor huffs and puffs, they make the rounds of the elderly widower she worked for and slept with, the young man who was the putative father of her son, a Russian drug addict, and others, to a rather grizzly finale...

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Eleven stories (196885) starring the loutish Wilfred Dover, the most hilariously clueless Chief Inspector ever to grace the rolls of Scotland Yard.

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Chief inspector Wilfred Dover ( Dover and the Claret Tappers ) of Scotland Yard continues to wreak havoc in this hilarious mystery.

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