The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Since I liked the first Inspector Alan Grant book I read,1 I decided to go back to the beginning and read the actual first book: The Man in the Queue. First impression: Grant must have either been in a lot of pain in The Daughter of Time, or he became super grumpy between this book and number 5. In this first book he’s charming and witty and light-hearted! Compared to TDOT!Grant, this one’s practically spitting Read More …

The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

The only thing I knew previous to this book about Richard III was that he was maybe in some Shakespeare play somewhere. Now I know LOTS of things! And most of those things make me sad. Kudos to Josephine Tey for making me care about a dude who died hundreds of years ago, who I’d previously never even thought of, and who now I can’t stop thinking about because it’s so UNFAIR. He wasn’t a Read More …