The Daughter of Time (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

By: Tey, Josephine

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Book Condition: Very Good

A bit smoky. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 204, [2] pp. 8vo. Maroon boards made to emulate Franklin's usual trademark leather, with gilt titles and decorations, family tree on endpapers. Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers' Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of history's most famousand viciouscrimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction. Inspector 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 world's most heinous villainsa venomous hunchback who may have killed his brother's 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 writing's most gifted masters.

Title: The Daughter of Time (The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces)

Author: Tey, Josephine

Categories: Historical, Mystery & Thriller, Franklin Library,

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2275492