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'Brother Cadfael must surely become a cult figure of crime fiction' -- Financial Times 'A gentle plod at the rich stirrup of history' -- Observer --This text refers to an alternate Audio Cassette edition.
Ellis Peters is a pseudonym of Edith Pargeter, author of historical novels such as The Heaven Tree Trilogy. Under the name of Ellis Peters she wrote crime fiction including The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael and a more "modern" detective, Detective Chief Inspector George False. Ellis Peters won many distinguished writing awards including an Edgar Award, the Silver Dagger Award and the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award of the Crime Writers Association. She lived in Shropshire, England. --This text refers to an alternate Audio Cassette edition.
This is one of the best mystery stories I've ever read. Ellis Peters creates a world in which we can immerse ourselves, the world of medieval Wales and the border country it... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Sharon E. Leighton
As with many books or stories that we get involve with, the characters and their relationships to others in the environment is an important as the mystery. Read morePublished 22 months ago by bernie
I've read the first five books in this series and I love them all! A Morbid Taste for Bones may not even be the best of them, but do read the stories in order, there are a few... Read morePublished on May 22 2002
story was set during mediaeval
times, in an atmosphere involving
Benedictine monks and Christian
liturgical practice, I detected no love on the... Read more
Life is full of twists and turns...and so is "A Morbid Taste for Bones." This "First Chronicle of Brother Cadfael" is the first book in a long series of... Read morePublished on July 7 2001 by NotATameLion
Having read one or two Cadfaels before, I decided it would be far better to try and read the 20 volumes in order, both to increase the sense of storyline and allow myself the... Read morePublished on July 2 2001 by "moosifier"
I am generally not a fan of mystery novels, because so many of them are so poorly written. The Cadfael books, in contrast, are masterfully written, delightful mysteries. Read morePublished on June 14 2001