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The Man In The Queue - Josephine Tey
The Man In The Queue
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3.50 10
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099556725 (0099556723)
Publisher: Arrow
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Alan Grant (#1)
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 The Man in the Queue
‘Yes,’ she said; ‘that’s all very well, but look at the long night there’ll be. You never know the minute you’ll waken up hungry and be glad of the sandwiches even if it’s only to pass the time. They’re chicken, and you don’t know when you’ll have chicken again. It’s a terribly poor country, Scotlan...
Bookloving writer
Bookloving writer rated it
3.5 Josephine Tey's mysteries
After reading Josephine Teys mysteries, I thought I'd post some of my thoughts about them.First the positives:They're free.They're well written in general.They're really good mysteries. The minor characters are mostly nice and interesting.To me, they're historic, though I know the author wrote and p...
the reader of books
the reader of books rated it
3.0 Man in the Queue
I've nothing really to say about this except to describe the entire plot which I do not feel like doing and which I will probably forget in about a week anyway. A man is murdered in a queue, but no one knows who he is which makes it hard to determine why he was murdered. Red herrings abound and the ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.5 The Man in the Queue (Inspector Alan Grant #1) by Josephine Tey
bookshelves: summer-2010, mystery-thriller, fraudio, published-1929 Read on June 04, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** Unabridged and read by Steven Thorne. 2.5* Certain nouns that were the vogue back then, grate on our modern ears - 'dago' being the most persistent offender. Of course, anyone who reads t...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Man in the Queue
Josephine Tey is one of my favorite authors, easily the equal of Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie. Sadly, she wrote only eight mystery novels. I find half of those eight (Miss Pym Disposes, The Franchise Affair, Brat Farrar and The Daughter of Time) absolutely brilliant and another (To Love and Be...
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