Crime Fiction

Josephine Tey

The Daughter of Time

Peter Davies 1951
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When Gordon Daviot took to crime and made a new reputation for herself as Josephine Tey, those who remembered Richard of Bordeaux were inclined to regret the departure, and to fear that Miss Tey's success might seduce Miss Daviot into neglecting the drama of history. Let them take heart. Miss Daviot may not yet have written another historical play, but Miss Tey has made a raid into the Daviot country; and The Daughter of Time will, we hope, please equally those who admired Richard of Bordeaux and those who admired The Franchise Affair. Alan Grant, to lighten the boredom of convalescence, investigates a centuries-old scandal;

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