I’m delighted to say that we have been successful in our campaign to get a blue plaque for Josephine Tey in Inverness! The plaque is part of the Inverness City Heritage Trust scheme, and will shortly be installed on the newly-renovated site of Tey’s family shop on Castle Street – a central location in the … More A blue plaque for Josephine Tey – success!
There is a follow-up article in the Press & Journal online today about support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/3362347/support-grows-for-inverness-blue-plaque-for-the-crimewriters-crimewriter/ You can read their original article from the other week here: a blue plaque for Josephine Tey? As Josephine Tey’s biographer, I have always believed in the quality and importance of her writing. I … More support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey
After working on new projects for a while, I’ve recently returned briefly to Josephine Tey. Since my biography of Tey was published, I’ve occasionally found new snippets of information. There’s never been anything that has changed any of the information in my book, but I’ve found out more about people or events that I had … More A return to the Daughter of Time
One edition of Josephine Tey’s book “The Daughter of Time” was published in the distinctive green covers of the Penguin Crime series. A friend sent me this link the other day, to the recent obituary of Romek Marber, the designer of these classic covers: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/20/romek-marber-obituary Marber had a fascinating life, escaping from the Holocaust and … More Romek Marber and Josephine Tey
A couple of photos from my talk at the Pentlands Book Festival last Friday: Thanks to Ceris from my publisher Sandstone Press for the images!