PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS



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Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey: pseudonym of Elizabeth Mackintosh (1897-13 Feb 1952): British mystery/detective, historical, and true crime author and playwright; born in Inverness, Scotland; Royal Academy, Inverness; Anstey Physical Training College, Birmingham; 1920s: physical education teacher; moved to London. * 8 mystery/detective novels with series character Inspector Alan Grant (gentleman CID investigator) * The Daughter of Time [1951] is the most famous, in which Grant, while in hospital, thinks through the unsolved 1480s murder purportedly by Richard III in the Tower of London of his two young nephews, and finds Richard III innocent * Man in the Queue [1929] * Shilling for Candles [1936] * To Love and Be Wise [1950] * 3 novels under psuedonym Gordon Daviot * 13 plays * 7 radio plays * 1 biography (Claverhouse) In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "Te" stands for Tellurium. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "Te" stands for Josephine Tey! Honorable Mentions: Return to Mystery/Detective Table of Contents Return to PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS [Grateful acknowledgment to Professor Erich Friedman for his permission for me to use the table structure and color GIFs of the Periodic Table, above, whose Mystery Author roll-over status names and correlation of Element Abbreviations with Mystery Author names are not the fault of Professor Erich Friedman but purely the work of Professor Jonathan Vos Post]