[Read by Sir Derek Jacobi] Confined to a hospital bed, Scotland Yards Inspector Grant is engrossed with a portrait of Richard III. How is it possible, he wonders, that such a sensitive appearing soul could have been the odious villain of so many crimes, and the wicked uncle responsible for the murder of his own nephews to secure the British crown for himself? Grant reconsiders five hundred year old evidence and brilliantly arrives at a compelling new answer to one of the most intriguing mysteries in history: who really murdered the Princes in the Tower.
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Josephine Tey is often referred to as the mystery writer for people who don't like mysteries. Her skills at character development and mood setting, and her tendency to focus on themes not usually touched upon by mystery writers, have earned her a vast and appreciative audience. In Daughter of Time, Tey focuses on the legend of Richard III, the evil hunchback of British history accused of murdering his young nephews. While at a London hospital recuperating from a fall, Inspector Alan Grant becomes fascinated by a portrait of King Richard. A student of human faces, Grant cannot believe that the man in the picture would kill his own nephews. With an American researcher's help, Grant delves into his country's history to discover just what kind of man Richard Plantagenet was and who really killed the little princes.From the Inside Flap:
While in hospital, Inspector Grant?s professional curiosity is soon aroused. In a portrait of Richard III, the hunchbacked monster of nursery stories and history books, he finds a face that refuses to fit its reputation. But how, after four hundred years, can a bedridden policeman uncover the truth about the murder of the Princes in the Tower?
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Descripción AudioGO, 2009. Audio CD. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111602836442
Descripción AudioGO, 2009. Audio CD. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB1602836442
Descripción AudioGO, 2009. Audio CD. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1602836442