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ISBN: 0684842386 / ISBN-13: 9780684842387

A Shilling for Candles

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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 ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Helen P

Another winner for Inspector Grant

by Helen P on Oct 24, 2013

I love Josephine Tey and wish she had lived longer. This book pleases on many levels but especially in her characterisation. It IS old-fashioned, but none the worse for that. And as an insight into the ways things were done in genteel society in the early-mid twentieth century it fits the bill admirably. Inspector Grant always 'gets his man', but the idiosyncratic way in which he does so is always interesting.

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1900

Josephine Tey

by 1900 on May 24, 2013

I recently reread my collection of Josephine Tey and my copy of A Shilling for Candles fell apart, so I needed to replace it. Her books are classics.

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