The Daughter of Time

Josephine Tey
Illustrated by Mark Smith
Introduced by Alison Weir

The Daughter of Time remains Josephine Tey’s most enduringly popular mystery. Can a bed-ridden 20th-century detective solve a 500-year-old crime? With illustrations by series artist Mark Smith.

‘Most people will find The Daughter of Time as interesting and enjoyable a book as they will meet in a month of Sundays’

  1. Observer

The murder of the young princes in the Tower of London in 1483 is the most notorious crime in English royal history. The prime suspect has long been Richard III, portrayed as a monster by everyone from early propagandists writing immediately after Richard’s death to Shakespeare himself. In this, the book repeatedly voted one of the best mystery novels of all time, queen of Golden Age crime Josephine Tey tackles the question of Richard’s guilt via her own celebrated detective. 

Bound in blocked buckrum

Set in Dante with Station No. 5 display

224 pages

Frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations

Printed endpapers

9˝ x 5¾˝

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