Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writersa Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of historyas most famousaand viciousacrimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction, now with a new introduction by Robert Barnard. 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 worldas most heinous villainsaa venomous hunchback who may have killed his brotheras children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the victim, turned into a monster by the usurpers of Englandas 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 Time is an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writingas most gifted masters.The Daughter of Time is an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writingas most gifted masters.
|Title||:||The Daughter of Time|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2013-01-08|