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Daughter of Time

by Jospehine Tey

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Daughter of Time

Josephine Tey's classic novel about Richard III, whose remains were recently discovered. The Daughter of Time investigates his role in the death of his nephews, the princes in the Tower, and his own death on the battlefield. Richard III reigned for only two years, and for centuries he was villified as the hunch-backed wicked uncle, murderer of the princes in the Tower.

Josephine Tey's novel The Daughter of Time is an investigation into the real facts behind the last Plantagenet king's reign, and an attempt to right what many believe to be the terrible injustice done to him by the Tudor dynasty. 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 world's most heinous villains - a venomous hunchback who may have killed his brother's children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the victim, turned into a monster by the the Tudors?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 III really was and who killed the Princes in the Tower.

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Average rating: 5 stars

5 stars title= Eminently Readable, 27th May 2016

Reviewer: Sheilah O'Connor

It is no wonder that this novel has won awards. It is very well written and for those who enjoy history, a pleasure to read although an appreciation for a good mystery is really all that is needed.
Inspector Grant is laid up in hospital with a badly broken leg and to banish boredom, delves into the mystery of Richard III.
Tey did her homework for this and it shows.

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