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One Corpse Too Many: A Medieval Novel of Suspense

Peters, Ellis; Pargeter, Dame Edith Mary

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ISBN 10: 0688036309 / ISBN 13: 9780688036300
Published by William Morrow & Co, NY, 1980
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First U.S. edition of the second novel in the series of medieval mysteries featuring monk/apothecary/sleuth Brother Cadfael. Ellis Peters is recognoized as the grand dame of the historical mystery genre and the Cadfael books were the basis for the acclaimed PBS "Mystery" series starring Sir Derek Jacobi in the title role. A fully fine, fresh copy in equally fine, crisp dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # F459

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Title: One Corpse Too Many: A Medieval Novel of ...

Publisher: William Morrow & Co, NY

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Yes

Edition: First

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After a bloody battle between royal cousins squabbling over the English throne, Brother Cadfael, performing funeral rights, discovers an extra body, that of a murder victim, and sets out to find the murderer

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Ellis Peters is a pseudonym of Edith Pargeter, author of historical novels such as The Heaven Tree Trilogy. Under the name of Ellis Peters she wrote crime fiction including The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael and a more "modern" detective, Detective Chief Inspector George False. Ellis Peters won many distinguished writing awards including an Edgar Award, the Silver Dagger Award and the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award of the Crime Writers Association. She lived in Shropshire, England.

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