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Franchise Affair

Josephine Tey

Franchise Affair

by Josephine Tey

  • 58 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7665829M
    ISBN 100671809067
    ISBN 109780671809065

    Get this from a library! The Franchise affair. [Josephine Tey] -- 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. The Franchise Affair would not find a publisher today. It is riddled with crude stereotypes. The Irish, for instance, can't get out of bed in the morning. Not just one Irish person, the whole lot of them. I won't go on with more examples but believe me there are plenty of them. The story moves towards a happy ending via coincidences and answers /5().

    The Franchise Affair, by Josephine Tey, free ebook. CHAPTER III. GRANT and the girl accompanied Robert and Marion Sharpe on the inspection of the house, while Hallam and the police matron waited in the drawing-room. The Franchise Affair is not a thriller, nor is the crime a desperate or violent one. Yet the accusations made by Betty Kane against the Sharp women are serious enough to genuinely wreck their lives, whether proven true or false. This book has less joy than the Farrar book but is equally tightly drawn and ultimately satisfying. As another.

    text The Franchise Affair / Josephine Tey Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang. It was Marion Sharpe on the line, a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her mother at their decrepit country house, The Franchise/5(35). Get this from a library! The Franchise affair. [Josephine Tey] -- A lawyer in an English country town answers an appeal from two reserved English women who recently moved there and are accused of being witches.


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The Franchise Affair resembles some of the best work of Poe in its introduction of an apparently inhuman evil in an otherwise sedate country setting. Franchise Affair book Robert Blair, a lawyer who prides himself on his ability to avoid work of any significance, is interrupted one evening by a phone call from Marion Sharpe.

Ms/5(). The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey is listed as the 3rd book in her Inspector Grant mystery series, but in fact, he plays only a very minor inconsequential role in this story.

Josephine Tey wrote six books in this series over the course of her life.4/5. The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant Book 3) - Kindle edition by Tey, Josephine, Robert Barnard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant Book /5().

Buy The Franchise Affair First Thus by Tey, Josephine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The Franchise Affair An Alan Grant Mystery (Book): Tey, Josephine: 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. Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant Series #3) by Josephine Tey | Editorial Reviews.

Paperback $ $ Save 9% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 9%. Paperback. $/5(18). The Franchise Affair is an ingenious book, a crime novel without a corpse, a detective story in which the victim is justice itself and the. The Franchise Affair. by Josephine Tey.

Published: Paperback: pages. 0 members reading this now 0 club reading this now 0 members have read this book. Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang.

It was Marion Sharpe on the line, a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her. The Franchise Affair is my first experience with Josephine Tey and it won't be the last.

The story has an intriguing set up and I couldn't predict where it was going. It turns out to be more of a howdunit rather than a prose is elegant, a pleasure enhanced by Carole Boyd's superb narration. Book Description Touchstone Books 8/18/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Franchise Affair.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller4/5(K). A town full of colourful characters and an impossible disappearance, all threaded through with Tey’s signature psychological probing: all of these delicious ingredients explain why The Franchise Affair has repeatedly been adapted for film and television, and why the Crime Writers Association named it one of the Top Crime Novels of All.

Review: The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant) User Review - Alex - Goodreads. I have only read one other book by Tey before this, and although I thought the narration was overwrought, it was at least a good mystery story, and had solid detective work.

The premise of this book Read full review3/5(1). Directed by Lawrence Huntington. With Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Marjorie Fielding. Michael Denison plays a lawyer investigating kidnapping charges against Dulcie Gray.

Based on a novel of Josephine Tey/10(). The Franchise Affair was first published inand it was a famous book in the s, when I was growing up. It was filmed inas a vehicle for Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray, and I seem to remember it being serialised by the BBC in the '50s too.

The Franchise Affair (Book): Tey, Josephine, or Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang. It was Marion Sharpe on the line, a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her mother at their decrepit country house, The Franchise.

It appeared that she was in some serious trouble: Miss Sharpe and her mother. In The Franchise affair, a young girl goes missing. When she reappears, she accuses two women of abducting and mistreating her. Solicitor Robert Blair is retained to defend Marion Sharpe and her elderly mother and find out the truth.

I guessed most of the plot early in the book but was interested to see how Blair would handle it/5(62). Book Cover Image (jpg): The Franchise Affair. Trade Paperback The Franchise Affair.

By Josephine Tey. Trade Paperback. eBook. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Buy from Us; Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!Released on: Aug The Franchise Affair introduced me to Josephine Tey.

What a wonderful introduction. The characters she created in this wonderful book are well developed, full of life, and complex in so many ways. The flow of the book kept me wanting more, and 5/5(5). The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 BBC Radio on 8th October The Franchise is a dark and ugly house on the outskirts of the village, inhabited by two women who.

THE FRANCHISE AFFAIR, by Tey, Josephine. Book Condition and format: Excellent, Hardcover Published by: The Folio Society. ISBN. A lovely hardback volume in Fine (Amazon 'Like New') unused condition, in a similar Rating: % positive. Buy The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 12 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $Editions for The Franchise Affair: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ),   The Franchise Affair View larger image.

By: Josephine Tey. Sign Up Now! Already a Member? Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality Book Size: Pages ISBN Related ISBNs:Publisher: Scribner Date of Addition: 12/20/19 Author: Josephine Tey.