WorldCat Identities

Tey, Josephine 1896 or 1897-1952

Overview
Works: 185 works in 1,469 publications in 16 languages and 29,796 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PR6025.A2547, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Josephine Tey
 
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The daughter of time by Josephine Tey( Book )

211 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the search for the truth about the murder of the Princes in the Tower
Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey( Book )

146 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English orphan who tries to pass himself off as the rightful heir in a horse-breeding family goes through a process of regeneration as he unfolds a murder mystery
The franchise affair by Josephine Tey( Book )

127 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at a physical training college
The singing sands by Josephine Tey( Book )

87 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On sick leave from Scotland Yard, Inspector Alan Grant is planning a quiet holiday with an old school chum to recover from overwork and mental fatigue. Traveling on the night train to Scotland, however, Grant stumbles upon a dead man and a cryptic poem about "the stones that walk" and "the singing sands," which send him off on a fascinating search into the verse's meaning and the identity of the deceased. Despite his doctor's orders, Grant needs just this sort of casual inquiry to quiet his jangling nerves
The man in the queue by Josephine Tey( Book )

91 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger found stabbed to death outside a theatre lacks any form of identity. Inspector Grant of the CID travels deep into the theatrical world in his efforts to build up a picture of the name less man and solve the murder
A shilling for candles by Josephine Tey( Book )

94 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's body is found on the English seacoast, and twisted in her hair is an article screaming murder. For Inspector Alan Grant, the case becomes a nightmare, as too many clues and too many motives arise
Three by Tey: Miss Pym disposes; The Franchise affair [and] Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey( Book )

13 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist finds herself involved in an "accident" that's really murder, a lawyer defends two women accused of cruelty and witchcraft, and an orphan finds both a family and a murder
Miss Pym disposes by Josephine Tey( Book )

74 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Pym prevents a girl from cheating by destroying her crib notes, she unwittingly set in motion a fatal "accident" that only she can prove was murder.--
To love and be wise by Josephine Tey( Book )

72 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Literary sherry parties were not Alan Grant's cup of tea. But when the Scotland Yard Inspector arrived to pick up actress Marta Hallard for dinner, he was struck by the handsome young American photographer, Leslie Searle. Author Lavinia Fitch was sure her guest "must have been something very wicked in ancient Greece," and the art colony at Salcott St. Mary would have agreed."--Back cover
Four, five, and six by Tey by Josephine Tey( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Singing sands) Inspector Grant's holiday in Scotland ends abruptly with the discovery of a body in compartment B7 of the night train
The daughter of time by Josephine Tey( Recording )

43 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confined to a hospital bed, Scotland Yard's Inspector Grant is engrossed with a portrait of Richard III. How is it possible, he wonders, that such a sensitive-appearing soul could have been the odious villan, the Wicked Uncle responsible for the murder of his own nephews to secure the British crown for himself? Grant reconsiders 500 year old evidence and brilliantly arrives at a compelling new answer to one of the most intriguing mysteries in history: who really murdered the Princes in the Tower?
The expensive halo : a fable without moral by Josephine Tey( Book )

22 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story and comedy of social contrasts set in London in the hectic Twenties
Kif : an unvarnished history by Josephine Tey( Book )

18 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of a young man who returns from the trenches of WWI and, unable to find an honest job, drifts into the life of a burglar in the London underworld
The privateer by Josephine Tey( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shilling for candles by Josephine Tey( Recording )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a clear, sunny morning on the southern coast of England, the body of famous screen actress Christine Clay is found lying limp on the beach. As Scotland Yard's Inspector Alan Grant tries to determine whether it was an accidental death or murder, he finds too many clues, too many motives, and too many people who wanted the movie star dead
The man in the queue by Josephine Tey( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger found stabbed to death outside a theatre lacks any form of identity. Inspector Grant of the CID travels deep into the theatrical world in his efforts to build up a picture of the nameless man and solve the murder
A cup of Tey : Miss Pym disposes, Brat Farrar, the daughter of time by Josephine Tey( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Daughter of Time - Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is stuck in the hospital recuperating from a broken leg when he takes on a 500-year-old case to allay his boredom. An ardent observer of faces, he becomes fixated on a portrait that convinces him Richard III couldn't possible have murdered his nephews to secure the crown. And with the help of an American scholar, he intends to prove it! Miss Pym Disposes -- bestselling author and psychology specialist Miss Lucy Pym is a guest lecturer at Leys College. But after the observant Miss Pym catches a student cheating on an exam, the young woman suffers "death by misadventure" in a fatal accident. Or was it murder?
Three by Tey by Josephine Tey( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1980 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The franchise affair by Josephine Tey( Recording )

10 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Marion Sharpe and her mother seem an unlikely duo to be found on the wrong side of the law. Quiet and ordinary, they have led a peaceful and unremarkable life at their country home, the Franchise. Unremarkable that is, until the police turn up with a demure young woman on their doorstep. Not only does Betty Kane accuse them of kidnap and abuse, she can back up her claim with a detailed description of the attic room in which she was kept, right down to the crack in its round window. But there's something about Betty Kane's story that doesn't quite add up
Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey( Recording )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the death of his parents, Patrick Ashby disappeared, leaving a suicide note. Then, on the eve of Simon Ashby's coming of age, a young man calling himself Brat Farrar turns up, and his physical resemblance to Simon is so remarkable that even the Ashbys' solicitor is convinced of his right to claim the family inheritance
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDaviot, Gordon, 1896 or 1897-1952

Daviot , Gordon

Daviot, Gordon 1896-1952

Josephine Tey britische Kriminalschriftstellerin

Josephine Tey britisk skribent

Josephine Tey brittisk författare

Josephine Tey pisarka szkocka

Josephine Tey scrittrice scozzese

MacIntosh, E.

Mackintosh , Elisabeth

Mackintosh, Elizabeth.

Mackintosh, Elizabeth 1896-1952

Mackintosh, Elizabeth, 1896 or 1897-1952

Mackintosh, Elizabeth, 1896 or 7-1952

Mackintosh, Elizabeth, asi 1896-1952

Tėĭ, Dzhozefina

Teja, Džozefīne, 1896?-1952

Tey, Josephine

Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 7-1952

Джозефина Тей

Джоузефин Тей

جوزفین تی نویسنده بریتانیایی

ジョセフィン・テイ

テイ, ジョセフィン

约瑟芬·铁伊

Languages
English (1,044)

Chinese (37)

French (36)

German (24)

Dutch (19)

Russian (13)

Italian (12)

Finnish (9)

Japanese (6)

Czech (5)

Polish (5)

Spanish (4)

Slovenian (3)

Romanian (3)

Korean (2)

Malay (1)

Covers
Brat FarrarThe franchise affairThe singing sandsThe man in the queueA shilling for candlesMiss Pym disposesTo love and be wiseThe daughter of time