This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Please try your request again later. 4 1/8"x7 1/8" 207 page mystery paperback published by Piocket Books on 1977, The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant Series #5) by Josephine Tey, Robert Barnard (Introduction), The Complete of Josephine Tey: Six Classic Detective Novels. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. This is a classic story, in keeping with all of Tey's fine novels. Something went wrong. Here is a quote from Wikipedia about the book: "The Daughter of Time is a 1951 detective novel by Josephine Tey, concerning a modern police officer's investigation into the alleged crimes of King Richard III of England. The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, Father Brown: The Essential Tales (Modern Library Classics), The Brothers Karamazov (Everyman's Library), The White Company (100th Anniversary Edition): Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. And now that the body has been retrieved from the car park, once more, relevant! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
There's a problem loading this menu right now. Have never seen this happen in the past. I have reread it several times since, still loving it, and it ended up launching a book club. This book is a story within a story, with the putative detective bed-ridden and bored until he embarks on a historical mystery as the result of a friend's gift. The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning, Medieval Ghost Stories: An Anthology of Miracles, Marvels and Prodigies, The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle, The Worst Journey in the World (Penguin Classics). I was bed-ridden with pleurisy, and my library colleague sent me several books she thought I'd enjoy, and introduced me to the joys of the British Detective novel.
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It was interesting to read about the research into the life of Richard III and to find that a different conclusion was reached about a man who has been classified as a murderer. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Hard to read on my Kindle as there are so many typos I frequently have to guess what the word might be. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Unable to add item to List. Quite sensational; makes a good read. Please try again. A reliably good read. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It was the last book Tey published in her …
There's a lazy handful of TYPOS on nearly every page of this edition. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United States on January 21, 2014.
Its non-fail ( or at least I think so). The novel is wonderful -- I've been a fan of it for decades. Please try again. The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant Series #5) by Josephine Tey, Robert Barnard (Introduction) Sources of the Western Tradition Volume I: From Ancient Times to the Enlightenment. Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2013. The Courage and Character of Theodore Roosevelt. Treat yourself! In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2006, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 3, 2013. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The Daughter of Time is an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writing’s most gifted masters. I should've known, as it's so cheap. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 6, 2014. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Reviewed in the United States on October 24, 2013. Written by Scotswoman Elizabeth MacIntosh, who wrote under the pen name Josephine Tey, it was first published in 1951.
This is the book which started me on a 40+ year mystery binge.
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An inspector investigates a centuries old scandal - the story of Richard III and the Princes in the tower. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This is a wonderful genre bending book...part mystery, part history. Please try again. It is tragic that the author died in 1952 and was never to know the pleasure that this book would bring to generations of readers and that the Mystery Writers of America would ultimately rank it fourth among the one hundred best mysteries ever written. Considering the timeliness of Richard the III's remains being found, this is lays out all the particulars of his life in an interesting and compelling way.
It will have you delving into British royal history within the first few chapters (much easier to do now with Google and Wikipedia.)