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July 24, 2014


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Goodness, this is a terrific review. I love They, but have always thought of this as probably her weakest novel. Now I really want to re-read it. Many thanks.

Not one of my favourite Teys at all, but a truly excellent and thought provoking review.

Martin and Harriet - thank you both for your lovely comments.

I read all of Tey's books so long ago that I've forgotten all of the details. I didn't realize that they tied into Upson's books though. I think maybe I'll do some rereads before I go further with Upson (I've only read the first so far). I've been thinking about rereads anyway as it's been so long -- probably 15 years -- since I read them all initially. Yikes!

Hi Kristen - I've been re-reading Tey too, and she is certainly worth it. I certainly got more out of Fear in the Sunlight that I would have done if I came to it cold.

I'm late to the party, but what a terrific review. I just checked my bookshelves - Daughter of Time, Brat Farrar, Miss Pym disposes, The Franchise Affair, The Singing Sands - it's a long time since I read A shilling for the candles, now I'm going to have to track it down and reread it after your review.


Thanks very much for your kind comments Sue!

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