The Daughter of Time

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Josephine Tey re-creates one of history's 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
Grianne
Wrote 7/29/13

Carino, curioso, scorrevole, ma "da ombrellone".

Jo
Wrote 10/1/11

"Ah,so he wasn't THAT bad after all? Well,whatever..nevermind"
(W.Shakespeare on Richard Plantagenet after reading Tey's "The Daughter of time") ;)

Nini
Wrote 7/24/11

A unique mix of history and mystery novel with smart and witty dialog. British history buffs should enjoy it a lot.
One most definitely should not believe all that is written in history texts!

Lunarossa
Wrote 3/22/11
The Daughter of Time is an entertaining and thought-provoking fiction. I recommend it for all amatuer historians out there. It opens your eyes to the bias of history. And for someone like me who is passionate about the Plantagenets and Richard III......Continua
Leela4
Wrote 6/29/10

A great story but it's a trial to read. Frequent ambiguous colloquialisms, and the author often forgets to tell you who's being discussed now.


Leela4
Wrote Jul 07, 2010, 22:06
"What is Chummy like?" "A thorough little bastard. Been treated soft all his life since he started stealing change from his Ma at the age of nine. A good belting at the age of twelve might have saved his life. Now he'll hang before the almond blos...Continua
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Leela4
Wrote Jun 29, 2010, 17:34
I'll never again believe anything I read in a history book, as long as I live, so help me.
Pag. 193
Leela4
Wrote Jun 29, 2010, 17:34
Give me research. After all, the truth of anything at all doesn't lie in someone's account of it. It lies in all the small facts of the time. [...] Truth isn't in accounts but in account books.
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