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Monk's Hood - Ellis Peters
Monk's Hood
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At the monastery in Shrewsbury in 1138, the gardens are flourishing under the expert tending of Brother Cadfael. His workshop shelves boast all sorts of medication for every kind of ailment. Then one Gervase Bonel, who had planned to leave his valuable manor to the Abbey in exchange for a house... show more
At the monastery in Shrewsbury in 1138, the gardens are flourishing under the expert tending of Brother Cadfael. His workshop shelves boast all sorts of medication for every kind of ailment. Then one Gervase Bonel, who had planned to leave his valuable manor to the Abbey in exchange for a house run by the monks where his comfort will be guaranteed for life, is poisoned with Cadfael's own concoction intended for aching joints. As the monk investigates he finds a web of family intrigue, where suspicion has fallen on someone he is certain is innocent.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780708825532 (0708825532)
Publisher: Futura
Pages no: 223
Edition language: English
Series: Brother Cadfael Mysteries (#3)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Monk's Hood / Ellis Peters
Gervase Bonel, with his wife and servants, is a guest of Shrewsbury Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul when he is suddenly taken ill. Luckily, the Abbey boasts the services of Brother Cadfael, a skilled herbalist. Cadfael hurries to the man's bedside, only to be confronted by two very different sur...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5
(this and Death on the Water are going to be part of the Bookish Halloween bingo but I need to do some finessing tonight with them before being done, that and decide what squares they're going to be for) I believe I've seen this one at some stage so much of the plot was known to me before reading....
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 Combined review: the Second and Third Chronicles of Brother Cadfael
I know that I previously mentioned that I had signed up for scribd. One of the big reasons that I decided to take the plunge and pay the $8.99 per month for the subscription was that the entire Brother Cadfael series was available. I read the first book, A Morbid Taste for Bones, years ago when I...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
3.0 Monk's Hood (Brother Cadfael #3)
Truth be told, I am enjoying this series, but it can get pedestrian at times.Thankfully, the Father Abbot Heribert is being replaced, so I'm hoping the new Father will play a slightly larger role.
Chrissie's Books
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4.0 Monk's Hood: The Third Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
I really, really liked the book, but I LOVE Cadfael. Cadfael gets ten stars. These books may be classified as stand-alones,but I believe you should read them in order, starting with the second book. Why? Because it is important to know who each one of the characters really is, their souls, what make...
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