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To Love and Be Wise
     

To Love and Be Wise

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by Josephine Tey
 

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It was rumoured that Hollywood stars would go to any lengths for the privilege of being photographed by the good-looking, brilliantly talented and ultra-fashionable portrait photographer Leslie Searle. But what was such a gifted creature doing in such an English village backwater as Salcott St Mary? And why — and how — did he disappear? If a crime had

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It was rumoured that Hollywood stars would go to any lengths for the privilege of being photographed by the good-looking, brilliantly talented and ultra-fashionable portrait photographer Leslie Searle. But what was such a gifted creature doing in such an English village backwater as Salcott St Mary? And why — and how — did he disappear? If a crime had been committed, was it murder…fraud…or simply some macabre practical joke?

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099556749
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
03/07/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

JOSEPHINE TEY is one of the best-known and best-loved of all crime writers. She began to write full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, The Man in the Queue, which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. In 1937 she returned to crime writing with A Shilling for Candles, but it wasn't until after the Second World War that the majority of her crime novels were published. Josephine Tey died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.

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To Love and Be Wise (DO NOT ORDER - UK Edition) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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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