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The Daughter of Time

Tey, Josephine (Downloadable Audiobook - 2008 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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 could 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 of the most intriguing mysteries of all time: Who really killed the two princes in the Tower of London? Tey's answer to this question has provoked controversy among historians.
Authors: Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 1897-1952
Title: The daughter of time
[downloadable audiobook]
Publisher: [North Kingstown, RI] : BBC Audiobooks America, 2008
Statement of Responsibility: Josephine Tey
Notes: Duration: 5:19:22
Unabridged
Title from: Title details screen
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Summary: 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 could 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 of the most intriguing mysteries of all time: Who really killed the two princes in the Tower of London? Tey's answer to this question has provoked controversy among historians.
Additional Contributors: Jacobi, Derek
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 0792755804
9780792755807
Branch Call Number: Downloadable audiobook
Playtime: 051922
Performers: Read by Derek Jacobi.
Subject Headings: Police Great Britain Fiction Grant, Alan (Fictitious character) Fiction
Genre/Form: Downloadable audiobook
Mystery fiction
Audiobooks
Topical Term: Police
Grant, Alan (Fictitious character)
Additional Physical Form Entry: Original (OCoLC)232967958
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Englishman Jakobi reads Tey's story of a bedridden police detective who turns his keen mind to the mystery of Richard III.


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Jan 20, 2013
  • InvernessS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Tey is touted to be the best of 1950's mystery writers, but not for me. I have to have large print or audio & this audio is Derek Jacobi, a truely great voice. His take on this was too fast, hard to understand & I didn't finish.

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