History Literature / TheDaughterOfTime

11th Jun '17 2:51:23 AM Teakay
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* HappilyEverBefore: In-universe, the historical novel ''The Rose of Raby'' ends at a cheerful family gathering before the early death of Edward IV.
4th Aug '16 6:52:54 PM PaulA
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* ExtremelyColdCase: Twentieth-century detective Grant re-investigates a 450-year-old murder.
30th May '16 9:31:37 PM Teakay
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* TakeThat: Aside from the obvious, Grant makes some passing jabs at UsefulNotes/MaryQueenOfScots and UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart.

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* TakeThat: Aside from the obvious, Grant makes some passing jabs at UsefulNotes/MaryQueenOfScots and UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart.UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart and mocks the popular treatment of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonypandy_riots Tonypandy riots]].
7th Jan '16 5:34:07 PM Teakay
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* TakeThat: Aside from the obvious, Grant makes some passing jabs at UsefulNotes/MaryQueenOfScots and UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart.
17th Nov '14 11:45:06 PM Patachou
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It's [[RichardOfGloucester Richard III]]. Yes, ''that'' Richard III, Shakespeare's Theatre/RichardIII, Princes-in-the-Tower Richard III. Having identified one of English history's most notorious murderers as a judge is just embarrassing, so Grant promptly resolves to get at the truth behind the murders. Armed with historical romances, [[Theatre/AManForAllSeasons the sainted More]] and a fluffy American postgrad, he begins a crusade against people who didn't do their historical research.

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It's [[RichardOfGloucester [[UsefulNotes/RichardIII Richard III]]. Yes, ''that'' Richard III, Shakespeare's Theatre/RichardIII, Princes-in-the-Tower Richard III. Having identified one of English history's most notorious murderers as a judge is just embarrassing, so Grant promptly resolves to get at the truth behind the murders. Armed with historical romances, [[Theatre/AManForAllSeasons the sainted More]] and a fluffy American postgrad, he begins a crusade against people who didn't do their historical research.



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"And considerable popularity, it would seem."\\
"So was Bluebeard."\\
30th Jun '14 7:16:31 PM PaulA
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* SoWasX: ‘According to the history books he was a man of great ability.’‘So was Bluebeard.’‘And considerable popularity, it would seem.’‘So was Bluebeard.'‘A very fine soldier, too,’ Grant said wickedly, and waited. ‘No Bluebeard offers?’

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28th Jun '14 9:57:56 AM Gillimer
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* SoWasX: ‘According to the history books he was a man of great ability.’

‘So was Bluebeard.’

‘And considerable popularity, it would seem.’

‘So was Bluebeard.’

‘A very fine soldier, too,’ Grant said wickedly, and waited. ‘No Bluebeard offers?’

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* SoWasX: ‘According to the history books he was a man of great ability.

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'‘A very fine soldier, too,’ Grant said wickedly, and waited. ‘No Bluebeard offers?’
28th Jun '14 9:57:09 AM Gillimer
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* SoWasX: ‘According to the history books he was a man of great ability.’

‘So was Bluebeard.’

‘And considerable popularity, it would seem.’

‘So was Bluebeard.’

‘A very fine soldier, too,’ Grant said wickedly, and waited. ‘No Bluebeard offers?’
4th Sep '13 7:58:21 PM RangerSix
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17th Mar '13 9:41:58 PM PaulA
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This 1951 novel by JosephineTey is one of the more unusual historical mysteries out there. Flat on his back in the hospital after falling through a trapdoor, Scotland Yard detective Alan Grant is bored. ''Really'' bored.

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This 1951 novel by JosephineTey Creator/JosephineTey is one of the more unusual historical mysteries out there. Flat on his back in the hospital after falling through a trapdoor, Scotland Yard detective Alan Grant is bored. ''Really'' bored.
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