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Peters, Ellis 1913-1995

Works: 162 works in 1,698 publications in 13 languages and 38,681 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Love stories  Detective and mystery films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
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Publications about Ellis Peters
Publications by Ellis Peters
Publications by Ellis Peters, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ellis Peters
Most widely held works by Ellis Peters
Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
66 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,438 libraries worldwide
In 12th Century Britain, Brother Cadfael searches for his son, Olivier de Bretagne, taken prisoner in a war between the grandchildren of William the Conqueror. In the process he discovers intrigue and murder. By the author of The Holy Thief
A morbid taste for bones by Ellis Peters( Book )
103 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,338 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
The heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters( Book )
48 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,325 libraries worldwide
The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. Brother Cadfael must find a rebuttal for charges of heresy and solve a murder
One corpse too many : a medieval novel of suspense by Ellis Peters( Book )
79 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael, a medieval detective of sorts, investigates when one too many prisoners is slain
The sanctuary sparrow : the seventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,106 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 raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
68 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,038 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
Saint Peter's Fair : the fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
66 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy merchant and two other men are murdered during the fair in the summer of 1139, Brother Cadfael helps the merchant's niece Emma search for the killer before everyone realizes that she knows more than she is telling
An excellent mystery : the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )
78 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
In the sunny month of August, A.D. 1141, Brother Cadfael is presented with a double mystery set against the larger drama enacted by King Stephen and his arch-enemy, cousin, and rival claimant to the throne, the Empress Maud. In the bloody struggle for the crown, Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester and papal legate, is drawn into a contretemps that will result in a town laid waste, a nunnery burned to the ground, churches razed, and the priory of Hyde Mead engulfed in flames. Hence the arrival of Brothers Humilis and Fidelis to the abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul at Shrewsbury. Humilis, the elder of the pair, has entered the cloister because of the profound injuries he suffered during the Crusades. His companion and friend is a retiring youth whose perfect devotion to Humilis is made all the more poignant by his muteness. Concerned with the fragile condition of Humilis's health, Cadfael comes to his assistance with his prodigious skills as an herbalist -- and as a friend. - Jacket flap
Flight of a witch by Ellis Peters( Book )
25 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and Finnish and held by 1,681 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
Fallen into the pit by Ellis Peters( Book )
22 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in English and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
Inspector Felse's thirteen-year-old son discovers a body and investigates the murder on his own, marking himself as the next victim
The knocker on death's door by Ellis Peters( Book )
42 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector George Felse, who watched the re-dedication of a door when he passed through the village of Mottisham, gets a call back to the village to investigate a murder
The house of green turf by Ellis Peters( Book )
27 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
A famous singer wakes up in hospital after a car crash, haunted by the certainty that she has been responsible for a death at some time in the past. She hires a private investigator, who launches a hunt across Europe with the trail leading to Felse's wife, Bunty
Mourning raga by Ellis Peters( Book )
37 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
As a favor to his girlfriend Tossa's beautiful but erratic filmstar mother, Dominic Felse agrees to escort a teenage heiress to her father in India. But travelling with the spoilt, precocious Anjili is no sinecure--and the task of delivering her back to her family proves less than easy. Dominic and Tossa find themselves embroiled in a mystery that swiftly and shockingly becomes a murder investigation. For behind the colorful, smiling mask of India that the tourist sees is another country--remote, mysterious--and often shatteringly brutal
Rainbow's end by Ellis Peters( Book )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman policier (énigme)
The piper on the mountain by Ellis Peters( Book )
30 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
When Herbert Terrell falls off a mountain during a vacation in Czechoslovakia, accidental death is the verdict. Then his step-daughter Tossa receives a note suggesting Terrell was murdered--turning Tossa's long-planned European holiday with college friends into a hunt for the killer. HC: Morrow
City of gold and shadows by Ellis Peters( Book )
34 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 874 libraries worldwide
When Alan Morris disappears, his great-niece, Charlotte, regrets never having got to know the renowned archaeologist better. In an attempt to remedy that deficiency, she goes to visit one of his digs. But there she finds more than just a few old stones
Death and the joyful woman by Ellis Peters( Book )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Detective Sgt. Felse is called in to investigate a murder at a new roadhouse, once a beautiful old inn known as "The Joyful Woman". There is no shortage of suspects, but the arrest of Kitty Norris leads Felse's young son, who is convinced she is innocent, into danger
The grass-widow's tale by Ellis Peters( Book )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
When George Felse finds himself called away to London on urgent police business, his wife Bunty is left alone feeling depressed on the eve of her 41st birthday. To shake off her black mood she goes out to the local pub where a chance meeting places her in deadly danger
The horn of Roland by Ellis Peters( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and German and held by 705 libraries worldwide
When Lucas Corinth is invited back to the Alpine town of Gries-am-See, it is as a favoured native son. Since his boyhood there during the war, he has become a famous composer and conductor. But over the celebrations falls a shadow. In revenge for an act of betrayal, Lucas's life is threatened
An excellent mystery by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
This is the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at Shrewsbury. In the year of our Lord 1141, August comes in golden as a lion, and two monks ride into the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul bringing with them disturbing news of war-and a mystery. The strangers tell how the strife between the Empress Maud and King Stephan has destroyed the town of Winchester and their priory. Now Brother Humilis, who is handsome, gaunt, and very ill, and Brother Fidelis, youthful, comely-and totally mute-must seek refuge at Shrewsury. And from the moment he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses something deeper than their common vows binds these two good brothers. What the link is he can only guess ... what it will lead to is beyond his imagining
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Pargeter, Edith, 1913-1995

Benedict, Peter 1913-1995
Carr, Jolyon 1913-1995
Pargeter, Edith.
Pargeter, Edith 1913-
Pargeter, Edith 1913-1995
Pargeter, Edith Mary 1913-1995
Peters, Ellis
Peters, Ellis pseud
Petersová, Ellis 1913-1995
Pītersa, Elisa, 1913-
Redfern, John 1913-1995
Питерс, Эллис 1913-1995
ピーターズ, エリス
English (762)
German (72)
French (26)
Italian (23)
Dutch (10)
Czech (3)
Danish (2)
Portuguese (2)
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Chinese (1)
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