Title: One Corpse Too Many: The Second Chronicle of...
Publisher: William Morrow, NY
Publication Date: 1980
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing.
First American Edition, First Printing with full number line. Very Good Plus book with light bumping to spine ends, fading along upper and lower board edges and sticker removed from ffep. Very Good Plus dust jacket with shelf wear at corners, several tiny closed tears and some light scratching. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in Mylar wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 001877
Synopsis: 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.
Product Description: An ingenious killer disposes of a strangled corpse on a battlefield. Brother Cadfael discovers the body, and must then piece together disparate clues--including a girl in boy's clothing, a missing treasure and a single flower--to expose a murderer's black heart.
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