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An excellent mystery : the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael, Ellis Peters

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An excellent mystery : the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Title
An excellent mystery
Title remainder
the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Statement of responsibility
Ellis Peters
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Language
eng
Summary
In the sunny month of August, A.D. 1141, Brother Cadfael is presented with a double mystery set against the larger drama enacted by King Stephen and his arch-enemy, cousin, and rival claimant to the throne, the Empress Maud. In the bloody struggle for the crown, Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester and papal legate, is drawn into a contretemps that will result in a town laid waste, a nunnery burned to the ground, churches razed, and the priory of Hyde Mead engulfed in flames. Hence the arrival of Brothers Humilis and Fidelis to the abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul at Shrewsbury. Humilis, the elder of the pair, has entered the cloister because of the profound injuries he suffered during the Crusades. His companion and friend is a retiring youth whose perfect devotion to Humilis is made all the more poignant by his muteness. Concerned with the fragile condition of Humilis's health, Cadfael comes to his assistance with his prodigious skills as an herbalist -- and as a friend. - Jacket flap
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In 1141, two monks bearing news of war and destruction arrive in Shrewsbury, where Brother Cadfael discovers that the pair harbors secrets so great that they could destroy a life, a future, and a holy order
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049682
Cataloging source
DLC
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1913-1995
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Peters, Ellis
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6031.A49
LC item number
E9 1985
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1913-1995
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Pargeter, Edith
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True
Series statement
Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries
Series volume
0011
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  • Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character)
  • Great Britain
  • Shrewsbury (England)
  • Herbalists
  • Monks
  • Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character)
  • Herbalists
  • Monks
  • England
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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An excellent mystery : the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael, Ellis Peters
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocm13647062
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780688062507
Lccn
86060042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)13647062
Label
An excellent mystery : the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael, Ellis Peters
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm13647062
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780688062507
Lccn
86060042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)13647062

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