"The Franchise" is the name of a large country house in which Marion Sharpe and her mother live. "The Affair" concerns the accusation by a schoolgirl that these two kept her locked up in their attic for a month, beat her and starved her. One man must prove the girl a liar - if he can.
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"First-rate mystery, ably plotted and beautifully written" ( Los Angeles Times)
"Permanent classics in the detective field ... no superlatives are adequate" ( New York Times)
"Josephine Tey has always been absolutely reliable in producing original and mysterious plots with interesting characters and unguessable endings" ( The Spectator)
A classic mystery from the Golden Age of detective fiction.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140128204
Book Description Penguin Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140128204