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A Morbid Taste for Bones - Ellis Peters
A Morbid Taste for Bones
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Brother Cadfael travels to the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin in order to acquire the relics of St. Winifred and finds himself in the middle of a bizarre mystery when the leading opponent to moving the bones is murdered.
Brother Cadfael travels to the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin in order to acquire the relics of St. Winifred and finds himself in the middle of a bizarre mystery when the leading opponent to moving the bones is murdered.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780333223246 (0333223241)
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (#1)
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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...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
4.0 A Morbid Taste for Bones
86. A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES, BY ELLIS PETERS (Book 1 of Brother Cadfael)This one was recommended by my mother (Hi mom! *waves*). She described it as “The Name of the Rose without all the pedantic crap”. Now that I have read it, I couldn’t think of a better description.Synopsis: Brother Cadfael, a W...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 The First Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
This is the first of Ellis Peters long-running Brother Cadfael series about the medieval monk and former Crusader. Peters is a penname for Edith Pargeter, who wrote historical fiction. An interesting tidbit about the author - she never had the chance to attend college, and was self-educated. She was...
Burgundy
Burgundy rated it
3.0 Brother Cadfael # 1
Some passages were a bit slow. There is a lot of conversations between the characters, and inner reflections by the main character going nowhere interesting. So I was slightly bored a couple of times. Also as a historical mystery it lacked somewhat 'mystery'. I mean the reader could easily guess the...
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