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Josephine Tey : A Life
by Jennifer Henderson and Jennifer Morag Henderson and Val McDermid




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Josephine Tey was the pen-name of Elizabeth MacKintosh (1896-1952). Born in Inverness, MacKintosh lived several lives': best known as Golden Age of Crime Fiction writer Josephine Tey', she was also successful novelist and playwright Gordon Daviot'. At one point, she had plays performed simultaneously in the West End in London and on Broadway, and even wrote for Hollywood - all from her home in the north of Scotland. Foreword by Val McDermid. "One of the great achievements of this biography is Ms. Henderson's demonstration that her subject led a deeper romantic life than had been supposed.... Reveals the moving story of Elizabeth MacKintosh's life with tact and superior investigative tenacity."-The Wall Street Journal "Henderson ably chronicles her subject's life and provides not just facts but context for her work. . . A must-read for fans of Tey."--Library Journal

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Overview

Josephine Tey was the pen-name of Elizabeth MacKintosh (1896-1952). Born in Inverness, MacKintosh lived several lives': best known as Golden Age of Crime Fiction writer Josephine Tey', she was also successful novelist and playwright Gordon Daviot'. At one point, she had plays performed simultaneously in the West End in London and on Broadway, and even wrote for Hollywood - all from her home in the north of Scotland. Foreword by Val McDermid. "One of the great achievements of this biography is Ms. Henderson's demonstration that her subject led a deeper romantic life than had been supposed.... Reveals the moving story of Elizabeth MacKintosh's life with tact and superior investigative tenacity."-The Wall Street Journal "Henderson ably chronicles her subject's life and provides not just facts but context for her work. . . A must-read for fans of Tey."--Library Journal


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  • ISBN-13: 9781910985373
  • ISBN-10: 1910985376
  • Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Page Count: 482
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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