Devil's Novice (The Cadfael Chronicles)
Publish date: 2012-04-01
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Brother Cadfael Mysteries (#8)
bookshelves: film-only, tbr-busting-2013, winter-20132014, published-1983, series, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation, medieval5c-16c, betrayal, britain-england Read on December 20, 2013 TV series with Derek JacobiDescription: In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds...
A perfectly adequate mystery. I don’t really have any complaints about it, but neither was it groundbreaking or astounding. It was a nice, undemanding vacation read – I’d read a couple of others in this series, and it was exactly what I expected. I enjoy the medieval/monastic setting.Here, a new nov...
Ellis Peters’, The Devil’s Novice, is the eighth in the Brother Cadfael series. These stories take place during the 1100’s civil war between King Stephen and Empress Matilda. A young gentleman is brought to the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury by his father and begs entry to the order and so the ...