To Love and Be Wise [NOOK Book]

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A witty and sophisticated mystery featuring bestselling author Josephine Tey’s popular Inspector Alan Grant, a beloved character created by a woman considered to be one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.

Literary sherry parties were not Alan Grant's cup of tea. But when the Scotland Yard Inspector arrived to pick up actress Marta Hallard for dinner, he was struck by the handsome young American photographer, Leslie Searle. Author ...
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To Love and Be Wise

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Overview

A witty and sophisticated mystery featuring bestselling author Josephine Tey’s popular Inspector Alan Grant, a beloved character created by a woman considered to be one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.

Literary sherry parties were not Alan Grant's cup of tea. But when the Scotland Yard Inspector arrived to pick up actress Marta Hallard for dinner, he was struck by the handsome young American photographer, Leslie Searle. Author Lavinia Fitch was sure her guest "must have been something very wicked in ancient Greece," and the art colony at Salcott St. Mary would have agreed. Yet Grant heard nothing more of Searle until the news of his disappearance. Had Searle drowned by accident or could he have been murdered by one of his young women admirers? Was it a possible case of suicide or had the photographer simply vanished for reasons of his own?
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“Josephine Tey has always been absolutely reliable in producing original and mysterious plots with interesting characters and unguessable endings.”
— Spectator

"Worth reading for its ingenious denouement."
— Times Literary Supplement

"Nobody can beat Miss Tey at characterisation or elegance of style: this novel's a beauty."
— San Francisco Chronicle

From the Paperback edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781476733319
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 12/25/2012
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 110,199
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Josephine Tey began writing full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, The Man in the Queue (1929), which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. She died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2013

    This is a literary mystery story where you can enjoy the story

    And the quality of the writing and the unusual mystery always remembering the era it was writen in please try sample chapter as had problem with format of one tey mom

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