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"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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'Josephine Tey has always been absolutely reliable in producing original and mysterious plots with interesting characters and unguessable endings.' (The Spectator)
'First-rate mystery, ably plotted and beautifully written.' (Los Angeles Times)
'Permanent classics in the detective field ... no superlatives are adequate.' (New York Times)
A classic mystery from the Golden Age of suspense fiction.
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