Pretty much everything here originally appeared at my actual blog: By Singing Light. I particularly focus on upper middle-grade and young adult books. I also enjoy adult genre books, especially speculative fiction.
This is not my favorite Tey (that would be The Daughter of Time), or even my second-favorite (Brat Farrar). But it’s a compelling story. Slightly tragic, as most of Tey’s mysteries are, with a few unexpected twists. I did feel on this read-through that it ended very abruptly. [Mar. 2010]