A Combination of Mystery & History: The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey (1951)

The Daughter of Time is an unusual type of crime mystery in that a piece of English history is resurrected and brought into the 20th Century to be investigated. It concerns the reign of Richard III and the murder of the Princes in the Tower. Josephine Tey’s Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard conducts his … Continue reading A Combination of Mystery & History: The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey (1951)

The Courts of the Morning by John Buchan (1929)

The Courts of the Morning is John Buchan’s 15th novel. Although Richard Hannay narrates the prologue, he then dips out of the story and lets the characters involved continue the narration. The characters include Sandy Arbuthnot, a master of disguise, Lawrence of Arabia type, and skilled linguist, who is the central character in a previous … Continue reading The Courts of the Morning by John Buchan (1929)

Book Reviews

My Pinterest Boards – It has links to books I’ve reviewed including those for AmblesideOnline books and other homeschooling books. If you are looking for specific book, author, or subject, try the search option on the sidebar. Reviews by Author Surname (in progress) Jane Austen Agatha Christie A.J. Cronin Charles Dickens A. Conan Doyle George … Continue reading Book Reviews