Shortly after meeting a handsome and promising photographer, Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard learns that the man has mysteriously disappeared. Grant must now uncover the truth about the photographer's death and decide if he took his own life or fell victim to an accident, or even murder.To Love and Be Wise is the fourth Inspector Grant ...
Shortly after meeting a handsome and promising photographer, Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard learns that the man has mysteriously disappeared. Grant must now uncover the truth about the photographer's death and decide if he took his own life or fell victim to an accident, or even murder.To Love and Be Wise is the fourth Inspector Grant mystery written by Jospehine Tey.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
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I read this years ago and didn't much care for it, loaned it out and never got it back. I toyed with getting a replacement copy for years because now it was now the only Josephine Tey that I didn't have. I finally did, and I re-read it, and I now like it very much.
I can very highly recommend any of Josephine Tey's mysteries. They are all very well-written and well-plotted with well-developed characters. I'm glad that I finally replaced it and read it again.
Oct 24, 2013
Not my favourite Josephine Tey book, but still I would read it again (and again!). In fact this must be at least the third or fourth time. Inspector Grant is the epitome of intelligent policing, and always beautifully well-mannered. Although the books are firmly fixed in the early to middle twentieth century, the insights into character are as vivid and true today as then. So glad I have my own copy!
Sep 10, 2009
Subtle and sophisticated
Ms. Tey had such warmth and style - if only she lived to grow with this gift. There is true plot here, vivid characterization - I feel a closeness with her after each of her novels.
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