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The Daughter of Time (Audio Editions Mystery Masters)
The Daughter of Time - Audio Editions Mystery Masters
Author: Josephine Tey
Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant lies in a hospital bed with a broken leg. To alleviate his boredom, a friend brings him a pile of pictures: photographs, prints, engravings, and clippings. Among the more engrossing images is the portrait of King Richard III. Studying the benign face, he asks himself how such a sensitive-appearing soul could ha...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781572701380
ISBN-10: 1572701382
Publication Date: 5/2000
Edition: Unabridged
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4.8 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Audio Partners
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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For mystery lovers and history lovers alike -- this book takes a look at the "murder of the Princes in the tower" by a modern-day detective who is laid up in the hospital. Riveting!
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A fine reading of the classic historical mystery about Richard III and the crimes attributed to him in Shakespeare's play and sir Thomas More's account.

As in her other novels, Tey has the ability to engage the reader's emotional partiality for her favorite characters, and dislike for her villains, who come to life in vivid colors. She could write circles around the other queens of classic crime, Sayers and Christie, though her plots, as she admitted herself, were not original.
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One of my all time favorites and ranked #4 of the 100 Best Mysteries.
A very nice audio version. complete and unabridged.
Derek Jacobi (Brother Cadfael, I Claudius) does a great job with the various voices.

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