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ONE CORPSE TOO MANY

Peters, Ellis - Edith Pargeter

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ISBN 10: 0688036309 / ISBN 13: 9780688036300
Published by William Morrow & Co, New York, 1980
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Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First American edition. The Second Cadfael Mystery, purportedly scarcer than the first in the series (A Morbid Taste For Bones). ; 0.9 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 191 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 56510

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Title: ONE CORPSE TOO MANY

Publisher: William Morrow & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its 94 defenders loyal to the empress to hang as traitors. With a heavy heart, Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead, only to make a grisly discovery: 95 bodies lie in a row, and the extra corpse tells Cadfael that the killer is both clever and ruthless. But one death among so many seems unimportant to all but the good Benedictine. He vows to find the truth behind disparate clues.

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Ellis Peters is one of the pseudonyms of Edith Pargeter who wrote several books under her own name and also Peter Benedict, Jolyon Carr and John Redfern. She was the recipient of the Crime Writers Association and the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award. She died in 1995.

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