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by Josephine Tey

Author: Josephine Tey
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Chivers Press; Large type edition edition (October 25, 1984)
Pages: 328 pages
Category: Suspense and Mystery
Rating: 4.5
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Miss Pym stopped breathing and stared in unbelieving fascination. She read her first book on psychology out of curiosity, because it seemed to her an interesting sort of thing; and she read all the rest to see if they were just as silly.

Miss Pym stopped breathing and stared in unbelieving fascination. No, really, did any college, however physical and hearty, begin the day at half-past five. By the time she had read thirty-seven books on the subject, she had evolved ideas of her own on psychology; at variance, of course, with all thirty-seven volumes read to date.

Miss Pym Disposes Josephine Tey 1 A bell clanged. Brazen, insistent, maddening. From each of the yawning windows of the little quadrangle the noise poured out on to the still, sunlit garden where the grass was grey yet with de. ittle Miss Pym stirred, opened one doubtful grey eye, and reached blindly for her watch.

Miss Pym Disposes book. The Miss Pym of the title is Lucy Pym, who – to her own Despite many people telling me that Josephine Tey is their favourite Golden Age author, I have struggled with the books I tried previously. As such, I was a little dubious about this, but I am glad that I gave it a try. Published in 1946, this is a stand-alone mystery, set in Leys Physical Training College. Indeed, Tey herself attended a similar college and taught physical education in various schools, so this is a world she knew well.

Josephine Tey was a pseudonym used by Elizabeth MacKintosh (25 July 1896 – 13 February 1952), a. .Tey used her school experience in Miss Pym Disposes when describing the subjects taught at the school, and the types of bruises and other injuries sustained by the pupils.

Josephine Tey was a pseudonym used by Elizabeth MacKintosh (25 July 1896 – 13 February 1952), a Scottish author best remembered for her mystery novels. She also wrote plays under the name Gordon Daviot. When she graduated, Tey worked in a physiotherapy clinic in Leeds, then taught in schools, first in Nottinghamshire, then in Oban, where she was injured. A boom in the gymnasium fell on her face. Tey repurposed this incident as a method of murder in Miss Pym Disposes.

Josephine Tey. Miss Pym Disposes. Leys Physical Training College was famous for its excellent discipline and Miss Lucy Pym was pleased and flattered to be invited to give a psychology lecture there. Publication date: 1946. But she had to admit that the health and vibrant beauty of the students made her feel just a little inadequate

Another very well written story by Josephine Tey. Miss Lucy Pym is a most unusual sleuth. She is soft and feminine and round and pink!

Miss Pym Disposes - Josephine Tey. England. Chapter 1. A bell clanged. Another very well written story by Josephine Tey. She is soft and feminine and round and pink! Pym, an ex-French instructor, inherited a little bit of money and retired to a life of leisure. She read a book on psychology out of curiosity ; then she read all the rest to see if they were just as silly. Smart girl!) In fact, the thirty-seven volumes seemed to her so idiotic and made her so angry that she sat down there and then and wrote reams of refutal.

Leys Physical Training College was famous for its excellent discipline and Miss Lucy Pym was pleased and flattered to be invited to give a psychology lecture there. But she had to admit that the health and vibrant beauty of the students made her feel just a little inadequate. Then there was a nasty accident - and suddenly Miss Pym was forced to apply her agile intellect to the unpleasant fact that among all those impressively healthy bodies someone had a very sick min. o read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

Tey Josephine - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. Книги 1-7 из 7. A Shilling for Candles. Жанр: Классический детектив. Then there was a nasty accident - and suddenly Miss Pym was forced to apply her agile intellect to the unpleasant fact that among all those impressively healthy bodies someone had a very sick mind.

To Lucy Pym, author of a best-seller on Psychology, the atmosphere at the college where she is lecturing is heavy with tension. Beneath the so normal surface run sinister undercurrents of rivalry and jealousy. An accident? Or is it murder? Respectable, law-abiding Miss Pym discovers some vital evidence - but should she reveal it?