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The Daughter of Time, Book Cover May Vary by Josephine Tey 0684803860 9780684803869
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Josephine Tey re-creates one of historys most famous -- and vicious -- crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction, now with a new introduction by Robert BarnardInspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to the Wicked Uncle of history. Could such a sensitive, noble face actually belong to one of the worlds most heinous villains -- a venomous hunchback who may have killed his brothers children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the victim, turned into a monster by the usurpers of Englands throne? Grant determines to find out once and for all, with the help of the British Museum and an American scholar, what kind of man Richard Plantagenet really was and who killed the Little Princes in the Tower.The Daughter of Timeis an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writings most gifted masters.

Author: Josephine Tey

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 206

Publisher: Scribner

Publication Date: 1995-11-29


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