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First Cadfael Omnibus, the (1990) [Omnibus Volume]
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Series: Brother Cadfael

Summary :

A Morbid Taste for Bones (1977)
In the twelfth-century Benedictine monastery of Shrewsbury, Brother Cadfael has settled down to a quiet life in charge of the herbarium after an adventure-filled youth. But when his Prior determines to acquire the bones of a saint from a remote Welsh village, Cadfael's worldly experience becomes vitally important, since the obstacles to the expedition include murder...

One Corpse Too Many (1979)
When fighting engulfs Shrewsbury as King Stephen battles for the throne of England, Brother Cadfael is called upon to administer rites to some hanged prisoners. There are, he is told, 94 corpses - but his own careful count reveals 95, and once again the sleuthing monk is on the trail of a murderer...

Monk's Hood (1980)
At the monastery in Shrewsbury in 1138, Brother Cadfael's herbarium shelves are richly stocked after a splendid summer. Then one Gervase Bonel, who had planned to leave his valuable manor to the Abbey, is poisoned with Cadfael's own concoction for aching joints. As the monk investigates, he finds a web of family intrigues, where suspicion has fallen on someone he is certain is innocent...

Original title: The First Cadfael Omnibus
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanMedieval
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical


The following works are contained within this one:
     Morbid Taste for Bones, a (1978) [Novel]
      Author: Ellis Peters
     Monk's-Hood (1980) [Novel]
      Author: Ellis Peters
     One Corpse Too Many (1980) [Novel]
      Author: Ellis Peters

Edition #1: The First Cadfael Omnibus

The First Cadfael Omnibus (1990)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

The First Cadfael Omnibus (January 1995)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
ISBN: 0751504769
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.9 x 1.6
Pages: 544

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