JOSEPHINE TEY -
 A VERY PRIVATE PERSON

Josephine Tey: A Life 
Hardcover – November 19, 2015
by Jennifer Morag Henderson (Author)
Review
'This biography of one of the most complex and fascinating twentieth-century Scottish women writers brings her out from the shadows of her several pen-names and draws attention not only to her importance as a playwright and novelist, but to the whole milieu that allowed her to live a double life between domestic commitments in Inverness and cosmopolitan literary relationships in the south of England. A truly necessary and fascinating biography.' Professor Ian Brown, President, Association for Scottish Literary Studies. 'A much needed biography of one of the great mystery writers of the twentieth century. 'Josephine Tey' is also a well-kept secret in Scottish Literature: a forensic stylist and the most elegant of minds.' Professor Gerard Carruthers, Francis Hutcheson Professor of Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow.


About the Author
Writer Jennifer Morag Henderson grew up in Culloden and now lives in Inverness. Her articles, short stories and poems have been published in magazines and anthologies, including Riptide (Two Ravens Press), Northwords Now, The Dalhousie Review, Gutter, by the BBC and others. As a playwright her work has been performed for the National Theatre of Scotland's Five Minute Theatre project, PlayPieces Shorts and through Eden Court Theatre's Playwriting Group in Inverness. Jennifer is an expert on Highland author Elizabeth MacKintosh, better known as 'Josephine Tey' or 'Gordon Daviot', writing and lecturing on MacKintosh's life and work. Jennifer holds an MA in English Language and Sociology from the University of Glasgow, and a Graduate degree from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada. She did further study in TEFL, and in French at l'Institut Francais d'Ecosse and l'Universite de Caen. She has worked in various aspects of the book trade, including publishing, libraries, bookselling and bookshop management, and was the editor of literary magazine Random Acts of Writing.
Product Details
Hardcover: 420 pages
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd (November 19, 2015)
ISBN-10: 1910124702
ISBN-13: 978-1910124703
Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
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The Sandstone Press
A Life of Josephine Tey - an interview with biographer Jennifer Morag Henderson 10th August, 2015.
Amazon.UK
Jennifer Morag Henderson
 Jennifer On Josephine - What's on North, by Margaret Chrystall.
Excellent Review of Josephine Tey:  A Life, by Nancy at Crime Segments
LINKS
The Observer:  Best Biographies of 2015
Josephine Tey:  A Life by Jennifer Morag Henderson is listed in The Observer's Best Biographies of 2015
Josephine Tey- The Successful Crime Author who led a Secretive Life
Review of Josephine Tey:  A Life by Harry McGrath of 'The National'.
Launch of Josephine Tey Exhibition at Inverness Museum
Jennifer Morag Henderson will be appearing as a speaker at the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Conference on 11th June, 2016 at the British Library
Daily Telegraph Review of Josephine Tey:  A Life
Highland Crime Fiction - article by Jennifer Morag Henderson in 'Northwards Now Literary Magazine'.'
Excellent review of Josephine Tey:  A Life in the 'Wall Street Journal'.