One Corpse Too Many" also introduces us to the couple who will become Cadfael's dearest friends in succeeding novels . Then when the Ellis Peters listserv was going to be shut down recently because of lack of activity, we all came back to life and decided to keep it going
One Corpse Too Many" also introduces us to the couple who will become Cadfael's dearest friends in succeeding novels: Hugh Beringer and his future wife, Aline Siward. Then when the Ellis Peters listserv was going to be shut down recently because of lack of activity, we all came back to life and decided to keep it going.
One Corpse Too Many is a medieval mystery novel set in the summer of 1138 by Ellis Peters. It is the second novel in the Cadfael Chronicles, first published in 1979 (1979 in literature). It was adapted for television in 1994 by Central for ITV. In the Anarchy, King Stephen takes Shrewsbury Castle, punishing the rebels. A murdered man is found among the dead rebels, a mystery for Brother Cadfael to solve, while two young men vie to be the Deputy Sheriff and vie for the lady's hand.
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One Corpse Too Many book. Here is why I love the books of this series and Ellis Peters: All the books are about medieval life in Shrewsbury, England. This place really exists. It is not imaginary! I love these books because you feel that you are in that village and you are there at the beginning of the 12th Century. Peters never throws in a detail that is out of time or out of place. There is no modern day slang. Curse words are not thrown around.
Novel of Suspense by Ellis Peters. Exciting Mediaeval Whodunit. Exciting Mediaeval Whodunit One Corpse Too Many: A Medieval Novel of Suspense by Ellis Peters.
Justify may not be the apt word, but there are those among the lords, more by far than take the opposite view, who would say, better a man for overlord than a woman. And if a man, why, Stephen was as near as any to the throne. He is King William’s grandchild, just as Maud is.
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In the Summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Thriller & Crime Historical Detectives Fiction.
Taken directly off the back of the 1990 American version of the book.
a medieval novel of suspense. Brother Cadfael of the nearby Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul is called upon to give a decent burial to the dead. But before they can reach their final resting place, Cadfael discovers an extra corpse. This is no soldier- the ninety-fifth body is that of a youth, killed by a knife to his pale young throat. Taken directly off the back of the 1990 American version of the book.
Too many were going back to the earth prematurely now in this fratricidal war. He saw the boy turn his head, almost involuntarily, and look across the abbey grounds and roofs to where the battered towers of the castle loomed in their pall of smoke. Have you kin within there, child? asked Cadfael gently. No! said the boy, too quickly. But I can’t but think of them. They’re saying in the town it can’t last long - that it may fall tomorrow.