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A Morbid Taste for Bones - Ellis Peters
A Morbid Taste for Bones
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The ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wants to acquire Saint Winifred's sacred remains for his Benedictine order. And when the ensuing controversy leads to murder, Brother Cadfael investigates.
The ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wants to acquire Saint Winifred's sacred remains for his Benedictine order. And when the ensuing controversy leads to murder, Brother Cadfael investigates.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780446400152 (0446400157)
ASIN: 446400157
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 197
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (#1)
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Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf rated it
5.0 Final Thoughts: A Morbid Taste for Bones
I loved, loved, loved this book. In no particular order, some of the things I loved: - Brother Cadfael himself. He has a past he's not ashamed of; and he won't let anyone else shame him for it either. - The entire town of Gwytherin, their sense of justice and redemption, and the way they come to...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 A Morbid Taste for Bones
This was a fun read. And I might just have found my favorite literary monk in Brother Cadfael. [Source] He is a man of the world, who turned to priesthood in his later years, he isnĀ“t the most pious monk, he is keenly aware when one of his brethren is full of BS, he is a topnotch matchmaker, he...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 A Morbid Taste for Bones (Brother Cadfael, #1)
Well, of course I liked it - mom is never wrong about mysteries. The writing is great, which allows the story to go at a slower pace without being deadly dull. Brother Cadfael is a Benedictine monk in medieval England and has come late to the cloistered, monastic life after a youth spent adventur...
Wanda's Book Reviews
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4.0 A Morbid Taste for Bones / Ellis Peters
In the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin lies the grave of Saint Winifred. Now, in 1137, the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has decided to acquire the sacred remains for his Benedictine order. Native Welshman Brother Cadfael is sent on the expedition to translate and finds the rustic vi...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
2.0 A Morbid Taste for Bones
Not a series I am going to be continuing with.
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