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A Shilling For Candles By Josephine Tey

A Shilling For Candles
by Josephine Tey

The body of a beautiful young film actress is found at the foot of a sea cliff. The area is notorious for suicides but the hardened coastguard has his suspicions, and the discovery becomes another test for the sleuthing skills of Inspector Alan Grant.
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A Shilling For Candles by Josephine Tey

Beneath the sea cliffs of the south coast, suicides are a sad but common fact. Yet even the hardened coastguard knows something is wrong when a beautiful young film actress is found lying dead on the beach one morning. Inspector Grant has to take a more professional attitude: death by suicide, however common, has to have a motive - just like murder...

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"Josephine Tey has always been absolutely reliable in producing original and mysterious plots with interesting characters and unguessable endings." -- "Spectator"

About Josephine Tey


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 (1929), 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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GOR001239789
A Shilling For Candles by Josephine Tey
Josephine Tey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2002-06-06
256
0099429497
9780099429494
N/A
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