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Summary The Daughter of Time

The Daughter of Time

Uld have been portrayed as the odious villain the Wicked Uncle of history responsible for the murder of his young nephews heirs to the British throne in order to secure the line of succession for himself Grant reconsiders 500 year old evidence pertaining to one. Okay now I m convinced King Richard III didn t have his two young nephews murdered in the Tower of London in the late 1400s gives Henry VII the hard side eyeIn this classic mystery by Josephine Tey a laid up British police inspector tries to prove just for his own satisfaction that Richard has been unfairly maligned by historians An enthusiastic young American an actress and a nurse help out with his research The novel ends up having uite a lot to say about human natureOctober 2018 group read with the Retro Reads group

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Of the most intriguing mysteries of all time Who really killed the two princes in the Tower of London Tey's answer to this uestion has provoked controversy and caused this title to be ranked as the 4th Best Mystery of all time by the Mystery Writers of America. Rating 45 of fiveThe Publisher Says Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is intrigued by a portrait of Richard III Could such a sensitive face actually belong to a heinous villain a king who killed his brother s children to secure his crown Grant seeks what kind of man Richard was and who in fact killed the princes in the towerMy Review Many s the Golden Age mystery that viewed by modern eyes and filtered through epithet intolerant lenses doesn t hold up well This novel published in 1951 not only holds up well but shows up many a modern master of the form This isn t some bloated tome that makes your night table sag This isn t some CSI esue science class in blood chemistry or the digestive system It is a beautifully constructed interestingly conceived historically extremely persuasive treatise on the subject of Richard III and the Little Princes in the Tower he allegedly murderedIt is also a thumping good read as a Canadian friend of mine calls them A book that sucks you in seduces you with clarity and fascination and at the end leaves you fully satisfied The Daughter of Time was her last completed novel and the last published before her death from cancer at the absurdly young to modern sensibilities age of 56 However thoroughly delicious a catalog of work she left us with including a posthumously published novel The Singing Sands another decade or two would likely have given us many delights Call me greedy but I crave those lost ideas Curse you cigarettes Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of all time Who really killed the two princes in the Tower Zenith of London Tey's answer to this uestion has provoked controversy and caused this title to be ranked as the 4th Best Mystery A Pale Light in the Black of all time by the Mystery Writers Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of fiveThe Publisher Says Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is intrigued by a portrait Spieserye of Richard III Could such a sensitive face actually belong to a heinous villain a king who killed his brother s children to secure his crown Grant seeks what kind Feral of man Richard was and who in fact killed the princes in the towerMy Review Many s the Golden Age mystery that viewed by modern eyes and filtered through epithet intolerant lenses doesn t hold up well This novel published in 1951 not Krismis van Map Jacobs only holds up well but shows up many a modern master Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of the form This isn t some bloated tome that makes your night table sag This isn t some CSI esue science class in blood chemistry Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche or the digestive system It is a beautifully constructed interestingly conceived historically extremely persuasive treatise Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, on the subject Mensa Riddles Conundrums of Richard III and the Little Princes in the Tower he allegedly murderedIt is also a thumping good read as a Canadian friend Julie of the Wolves of mine calls them A book that sucks you in seduces you with clarity and fascination and at the end leaves you fully satisfied The Daughter The Right Swipe of Time was her last completed novel and the last published before her death from cancer at the absurdly young to modern sensibilities age Touched of 56 However thoroughly delicious a catalog Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of work she left us with including a posthumously published novel The Singing Sands another decade Ugly Fish or two would likely have given us many delights Call me greedy but I crave those lost ideas Curse you cigarettes

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Confined to a hospital bed Scotland Yard's Inspector Alan Grant is bored To divert his attention from his pain a friend brings him pictures of faces He becomes engrossed with the portrait of Richard III How is it possible that such a sensitive appearing soul co. Perhaps the oddest and best mystery ever written Police Inspector Grant flat on his back in hospital solves the historical mystery of Richard III and the Little Princes in the Tower I know I know sounds boring But it isn t A fascinating meditation on history propaganda prejudice and memory


10 thoughts on “The Daughter of Time

  1. says:

    Perhaps the oddest and best mystery ever written Police Inspector Grant flat on his back in hospital solves the historical mystery of Richard III and the Little Princes in the Tower I know I know sounds boring But it isn't A fascinating meditation on history propaganda prejudice and memory

  2. says:

    In 1951 Josephine Tey wrote her 5th novel in the Inspector Grant series In 1990 this mystery novel was named the greatest mystery novel of all time by the British Crime Writers' Association After reading it I can definitely see whyFor one thing during the entire novel Inspector Alan Grant is confined to bed with a broken leg and a strained back He is an inspector for Scotland Yard – an active man relying on his brains and his br

  3. says:

    This day was our good King Richard piteously slain and murdered; to the great heaviness of this cityIf you take the players in The W

  4. says:

    I went into this book only knowing that it proved Richard III wasn't the wicked uncle who offed his nephews in the Tower What I didn't know was that after a rather snarky and fun intro that sets the scene of a cranky inspector bed ri

  5. says:

    Okay now I’m convinced King Richard III didn’t have his two young nephews murdered in the Tower of London in the late 1400s gives Henry V

  6. says:

    Sin death and hell have set their marks on himAnd all their ministers attend on him William Shakespeare Richard III Act I Scene IIIRichard III is one of history’s most notorious villains Thanks in large part to Shakespeare’s play he is known as a remorseless usurper who murdered his young nephews the “princes in the tower” so that he could become King He was King for less than two years but he remains one of t

  7. says:

    The author has created a skilful investigation of Richard III’s involvement in the deaths of his two nephews Laid up with injuries in a hospital Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is utterly bored with nothing to do except look at patterns

  8. says:

    Rating 45 of fiveThe Publisher Says Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is intrigued by a portrait of Richard III Could such a sensitive face actually belong to a heinous villain — a king who killed his brother's children to secure his crow

  9. says:

    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 and very successful withal Grant gave up History was something that he would never understand The values of historians differ

  10. says:

    It’s hard to read A Daughter of Time and not think of James Stewart similarly laid up in Rear Window which was produced only a few years later than Tey’s mystery In Hitchcock’s movie the photographer casts a panoptic gaze at the people he can see through the many apartment windows available from his rear

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