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The benediction of Brother Cadfael

  • 348 Pages
  • 2.13 MB
  • English
Mysterious Press , New York
Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, English, Historical fiction, English, Herbalists -- Fiction, Monks -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Stephen, 1135-1154 -- Fiction, Shropshire (England) -- Pictorial works, Shrewsbury (England) -- Fi


Great Britain, Shropshire (England), Shrewsbury (Eng

StatementEllis Peters.
ContributionsTalbot, Rob, 1958-, Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995.
LC ClassificationsPR6031.A49 M67 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 348 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566884M
ISBN 100892964499
LC Control Number91050965

The Benediction of Brother Cadfael consists of the first two novels in the B.C. mystery series as well as essays about the He is intelligent, canny, courageous, and faithful, a lover of God, his Abbey, and a student and lover of all kinds of people/5.

"The Benediction of Brother Cadfael" is a wonderful introduction for anyone unfamiliar with the murder-solving "Brother Herbalist" of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul in Shrewsbury. It also makes a wonderful gift for those already in love with the good brother/5(5).

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Selections; Peters, Ellis, One corpse too many Pages: I've always been a Cadfael fan and already had the 20 Cadfael Chronicles books: the discovery of a 21st book was therefore a great and very enjoyable surprise. The first short story of the book is set just before Cadfael joins the Shrewsbury order of Benedictines, while the Reviews:   Ellis Peters was a pseudonym of Edith Pargeter, OBE.

As Ellis Peters she was the bestselling author of twenty Brother Cadfael Chronicles and the illustrated short story collection A Rare her own name she wrote numerous critically acclaimed historical novels including A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury and The Brothers of Gwynedd s: The Brother Cadfael series began in with A Morbid Taste for Bones.

The series came to a conclusion in with Brother Cadfael’s Penance, which was always intended to be the conclusion of the series, although Pargeter passed away shortly after its publication.

Below is a list of Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael books in order of when. A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael - Ebook written by Ellis Peters. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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In Brother Cadfael’s Penance, the book begins in the year Empress Maud and King Stephen make an attempt to make peace with each other. This does not go over well nor quickly.

The empress and king do agree, however, to let prisoners of war go. In the midst of this, Brother Cadfael receives knowledge that his son is a prisoner of war. The benediction of Brother Cadfael. [Ellis Peters; Rob Talbot] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Peters; Rob Talbot. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Brother Cadfael's Penance (, set in November ) Cadfael Short Stories by Ellis Peters Edit. Published in A Rare Benedictine (): A Light on the Road to Woodstock (set in Autumn, ) The Price of Light (set at Christmas, ) Eye Witness (set in ) Other Books by by Robin Whiteman and Rob Talbot Edit.

Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between and by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at the Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, in Shrewsbury, western England, in the first half of the 12th century.

I read Brother Cadfael in-between thrillers and murder-mysteries. It is almost having a mental rest from all the blood and gore of the the other thrillers.

All the Brother Cadfael books are very well written and they are a real pleasure to read - I intend to read all Ellis Peters' books, eventually!Reviews: The Benediction of Brother Cadfael by Peter Ellis. Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael book series by multiple authors includes books A Morbid Taste for Bones, One Corpse Too Many, Monk's Hood, and several more.

See the complete Chronicles of Brother Cadfael series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Series list: A Brother Cadfael Mystery (23 Books) by Ellis Peters. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating.

Within this macrocosm of England lies the microcosm of the Benedictine Brothers' Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul at Shrewsbury. This monastic enclave is composed of the great church, an adjacent cloister, a separate and distinct abbot's lodging, a guest hall, an infirmary, various barns, stores, and stables, a cart shed, a mill, and Cadfael's freestanding workshop at the edge of his enclosed.

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The library is currently offering curbside service. Patrons need to place their holds by Wednesday at noon, and items will be set outside the library Thursday for pick up from 1 to 3 PM. "The Benediction of Brother Cadfael" is a wonderful introduction for anyone unfamiliar with the murder-solving "Brother Herbalist" of the Benedictine Abbey of St.

Peter and St. Paul in Shrewsbury. It also makes a wonderful gift for those already in love with the good brother/5. Although she wrote under a number of pseudonyms, Edith Mary Pargeter () is perhaps best known as the mystery author Ellis Peters. Pargeter wrote the Brother Cadfael series featuring a medieval Benedictine monk.

She won many writing awards during her lifetime and a number of her Brother Cadfael books were made into television movies.

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Cadfael himself is a Welshman; his full name is Cadfael ap (son of) Meilyr ap Dafydd. The stories are set between about and aboutduring the civil war between the forces of King Stephen and Empress Maud. Several true historical events are described or referred to in the books. Peter's 17th mystery featuring Brother Cadfael finds the 12th-century monk at his most sober and reflective, but his detecting talents are as dazzling as ever.

When a newly tilled field recently given. In Peters's 17th mystery featuring Brother Cadfael, the 12th-century monk takes investigative action when a young woman's body is discovered in a field newly tilled by his Benedictine abbey.

The Sanctuary Sparrow is the seventh book in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, featuring a “wily veteran of the Crusades.” The historical mystery series earned Ellis Peters a Crime Writers’ Association Silver Dagger Award—and a legion of devoted fans (Los Angeles Times).ISBN:.

Brother Cadfael is part of the expedition sent to her final resting place in Wales, where they find the villagers passionately divided by the Benedictines' offer for the saint's relics.

Canny, wise and all too worldly, Cadfael isn't surprised when this taste for bones leads to bloody murder. Brief Summary of Book: The Summer of the Danes (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #18) by Ellis Peters.

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The potter's field: the seventeenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at Shrewsbury. [Ellis Peters] -- Brother Cadfael becomes involved in a mystery when the corpse of a young woman is plowed up in .