By Frank Rawlins
Published: February 25, 2010.
Take a pinch of Morse, a dash of Lewis, a spoonful of Hathaway ... and
there you have Norm. Norman Philip Ducker, Oxford’s curious new detective. Cosmology and the mathematics of chaos fascinate him. So do football, motor racing, and the art of winning. But he still can’t get his head round opera. He likes pop; he drinks lager as well as real ale. Oh, and he's not a policeman...