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The Daughter of Time - Josephine Tey
The Daughter of Time
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One of the greatest detective novels, in which a Scotland Yard inspector is bedridden and embarks on historical research to pass the time. Was King Henry III really a cruel murderer? Or was it political propaganda? Read Tey's final work to find out.
One of the greatest detective novels, in which a Scotland Yard inspector is bedridden and embarks on historical research to pass the time. Was King Henry III really a cruel murderer? Or was it political propaganda? Read Tey's final work to find out.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781849024471 (1849024472)
Publisher: Oxford City Press
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Alan Grant (#5)
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
4.0 The Daughter of Time (Alan Grant #5)
A Scotland Yard detective is recovering in hospital with a broken leg and needs his mind distracted, what eventually gets him moving is the quandary on why the portrait of the reprehensible Richard III looked so different from the constructed popular history. In her 1950 Alan Grant mystery, The Dau...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Daughter of TIme
Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant lies in the hospital with a broken leg and he is utterly bored. Since Grant has the ability to judge a character from a persons look, he takes a look at a photograph of Richard III, who is supposed to have killed his two nephews, the princes in the towers. He immed...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
5.0 The Daughter of Time
Richard III had been credited with the elimination of two nephews, and his name was a synonym for evil. But Henry VII, whose ‘settled and considered policy’ was to eliminate a whole family was regarded as a shrewd and far-seeing monarch. Not very lovable perhaps, but constructive and painstaking, an...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Daughter of Time
I don't know what to say about this book. I hate talking about books like this because I can't treat it as purely fiction, nor purely non-fiction. It was well written; it was riveting, even when I was wondering why the hell I was still reading a book about a man flat on his back in a hospital bed....
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 The Daughter of Time
3,5 stars, a pleasant, old-fashioned read.
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