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Peters, Ellis 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 672 works in 4,216 publications in 10 languages and 81,717 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
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A morbid taste for bones by Ellis Peters( Book )
79 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,443 libraries worldwide
In the 12th century Benedictine monastary of Shrewsbury, Brother Cadfael has settled down to a quiet life in charge of the herbarium after an adventurous, and far from monastic, youth. But when his piror determines to acquire the bones of a saint form a remote Welsh village, Cadfael's worldly experience becomes vitally important. It is fortunate indeed that his skills as a herbalist are matched by his prowess as a detective, since the obstacles to the expedition include murder
Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
55 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,229 libraries worldwide
November 1145, and the bitter rift between King Stephen and Empress Maud at last has a chance for reconciliation. It is hoped that a council will resolve the question of prisoners of war. Cadfael has a special interest in attending, for he is seeking his lost son
The heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters( Book )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. Brother Cadfael must find a rebuttal for charges of heresy and solve a murder
The confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters( Book )
53 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
A near fatal fall brings Brother Haluin to a deathbed confession heard by Brother Cadfael. A journey of expiation with Cadfael leads to many shocking discoveries and murder
The holy thief by Ellis Peters( Book )
55 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,069 libraries worldwide
During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added
The rose rent : the thirteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
59 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 2,015 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael investigates the disappearance of Judith Perle, owner of the Shrewsberry cottage his abbey rents for one rose per annum
Monk's-hood : the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
80 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
A wealthy landowner is poisoned while staying at the abbey, and when Brother Cadfael is called upon to identify the poison, he is shocked to discover the victim's wife is his own childhood sweetheart
The hermit of Eyton Forest : the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
42 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,953 libraries worldwide
The arrival of a hermit in the neighborhood heralds misfortunes for the monks of the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul. Brother Cadfael investigates the murder of a recent guest and the disappearance of a young student
The summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters( Book )
53 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,918 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1144, a strange calm has settled over England. The armies of King Stephen & Empress Maud, the two royal cousins contending for the throne, have temporarily exhausted each other. On the whole, Brother Cadfael considers peace a blessing & agrees to accompany a friend to Wales. When Cadfael is captured by an army of Danish mercenaries, he finds himself in the midst of a brotherly quarrel that could plunge an entire kingdom into deadly chaos.--Publisher's description
One corpse too many : a medieval novel of suspense by Ellis Peters( Book )
70 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,907 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael, a medieval detective of sorts, investigates when one too many prisoners is slain
Dead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
67 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,905 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a twelfth-century civil war between King Stephen and Empress Maud, a hostage exchange is put in jeopardy when one of the prisoners dies, and Brother Cadfael determines that he was murdered
The raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
59 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
Christmas, 1141. After refusing to baptize the illegitimate baby of a local prostitute, the new parish priest is found dead in the river. Brother Cadfael investigates
A rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters( Book )
49 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
A collection of three stories of 12th-century monastic life including a Christmas story, a tale of robbery and attempted murder, and a narrative of Brother Cadfael's early years
The sanctuary sparrow : the seventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
57 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
A young man pursued by a lynching mob seeks sanctuary at the Benedictine monastery in Shrewsbury. He is accused of robbery and murder, but Cadfael senses his innocence and sets out to prove it
The pilgrim of hate : the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
64 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
Cripples Day at Shrewsbury brings a hoard of disabled pilgrims to the Abbey, within a short while, a body is found in a leather sack amongst the visitors. Cadfael boils down the man's body to inspect the bones and uncovers two possible explanations for his death
The devil's novice : the eighth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
51 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds its new novice, Meriet Aspley, a disturbing presence. Meek and biddable by day, his sleep is rent by nightmares so violent as to earn him the nickname of "Devil's novice." Can Meriet be involved in the nearby disappearance of a superior prelate? As events take a sinister turn, it falls to Brother Cadfael to detect the truth behind the young man's predicament
Saint Peter's Fair : the fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
57 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
The hustle and bustle of the great St Peter's Fair, where merchants from all over England bring their goods to trade and barter. And then a death, Master Thomas, stripped of his handsome gown and dignity. As always there is Brother Cadfael searching for the murderer - and the truth
Flight of a witch by Ellis Peters( Book )
30 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
One ordinary Thursday, just before teatime, Annet goes out to mail a letter and doesn't return. A young schoolmaster saw her disappear over the Hollowmount--a nearby hill local legends claim to be inhabited by witches
The leper of Saint Giles : the fifth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
A savage killing occurs before the wedding between an aging nobleman and a very young woman, and Brother Cadfael is called to investigate the leper house of Saint Giles where the killer may be hiding
Cadfael ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
At the abbey in 12th century Shrewsbury, England, Brother Cadfael is a monk who enjoys being a simple gardener and herbalist. However, events often force him to use his other talents as a master sleuth in response to mysterious crimes taking place in his community. While investigating these cases, he frequently finds himself at odds with the attitudes of the times because of his progressive beliefs
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Pargeter, Edith, 1913-1995

Pargerer, Edith, 1913-
Pargeter, Edith.
Pargeter, Edith, 1913-
Pargeter, Edith Mary
Peters, Ellis
Petersová, Ellis, 1913-1995
Pītersa, Elisa, 1913-
Питерс, Эллис, 1913-1995
ピーターズ, エリス
Languages
English (1,060)
German (14)
Italian (13)
French (10)
Japanese (6)
Korean (6)
Russian (4)
Spanish (3)
Czech (3)
Chinese (1)
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