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One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) 3.5 stars 1138 England King Stephen is in conflict with Empress Maude for the throne During the siege of Shrewsbury, executions are ordered and Father Cadfael finds one body too many in with the dead.murder I like the medieval setting and the descriptions of the customs, lifestyl It s so refreshing to read a mystery series with no gore or bad language that is mixed with a cast of characters I d like to know in real life They re wise, honorable people The central character is a monk, but don t let that put you off He becomes a real person with flaws, not some pie in the sky paragon of perfection This book gives a black and white movie feeling, for which I m very grateful It s a good, comfort read If you re afraid the historical aspect and time period will go right o It s so refreshing to read a mystery series with no gore or bad language that is mixed with a cast of characters I d like to know in real life They re wise, honorable people The central character is a monk, but don t let that put you off He becomes a real person with flaws, not some pie in the sky paragon The trouble with me, he thought unhappily, is that I have been about the world long enough to know that God s plans for us, however infallibly good, may not take the form we expect and demand.Brother Cadfael, that former military man in a monk s robe, knows his onions.and his murder victims and fugitives When a murderer dumps his victim amongst the bodies of those hung for treason, Cadfael is not willing to let the perpetrator get away scot free Dragged away from his garden and his herbal pot The trouble with me, he thought unhappily, is that I have been about the world long enough to know that God s plans for us, however infallibly good, may not take the form we expect and demand.Brother Cadfael, that former military man in a monk s robe, knows his onions.and his murder victims and fugitives When a murderer dumps his victim amongst the bodies of those hung for treason, Cadfael is not willing to let the perpetrator get away scot free Dragged away from his garden and his herbal potions, the good Brother must search for justice, but not interfere in politics.I so enjoy the time period and setting of this particular series I also appreciate the non gory nature of the mysteries and the slower pacingsuited to the historical period depicted Sure, there are pressures to solve the murder, but Cadfael has the If I didn t know after reading the first Brother Cadfael, A Morbid Taste for Bones, that I wanted to read ALL of the Brother Cadfael books, I definitely know it now after reading book two Brother Cadfael is such a smart, interesting, capable, and overall cool character He is exactly what I look for in a mystery protagonist And, as in book one, I loved the cast of characters surrounding Brother Cadfael as well Ellis Peters does a wonderful job of building the medieval world her characters liv If I didn t know after reading the first Brother Cadfael, A Morbid Taste for Bones, that I wanted to read ALL of the Brother Cadfael books, I definitely know it now after reading book two Brother Cadfael is such a smart, interesting, capable, and overall cool character He is exactly what I look for in a mystery protagonist And, as in book one, I loved the cast of characters surrounding Brother Cadfael as well One Corpse Too Many is the second Brother Cadful book I ve read The Brother Cadful series has a lot going for it a unique investigator , the medieval time setting, a close attention to period detail The minuses include cardboard characters, stale dialogue, and a somewh A good old fashioned murder mystery A marked improvement on Cadfael 1 in my opinion, but the ingredients were the same good plot, several suspects and of course a love brewing in the background. First Sentence Brother Cadfael was working in the small kitchen garden by the abbot s fishponds when the boy was first brought to him There is civil war in England as King Stephen and Empress Maud fight for the throne A young man, who is not, has been brought to the abbey and placed in Cadfael s care Shrewsbury Castle falls to the forces of Stephen leaving 94 men to the hangman Brother Cadfael, having been a soldier in the first crusade and seeing much worse, offers to care for and bury the First Sentence Brother Cadfael was working in the small kitchen garden by the abbot s fishponds when the boy was first brought to him There is civil war in England as King Stephen and Emp 2.5 A real disappointment, especially since I enjoyed the first Brother Cadfael book so much such an intriguing premise A corpse mixed in with the victims of a massacre awesome idea This was a muddled mess and I m not interested enough to go back to try to figure out where I becamecon In The Summer Of 1138, War Between King Stephen And The Empress Maud Takes Brother Cadfael From The Quiet World Of His Garden Into A Battlefield Of Passions, Deceptions, And Death Not Far From The Safety Of The Abbey Walls, Shrewsbury Castle Falls, Leaving Its Ninety Four 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 One Extra Victim That Has Been Strangled, Not Hanged.


About the Author: Ellis Peters

A pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM was a prolific author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern Born in the village of Horsehay Shropshire, England , she had Welsh ancestry, and many of her sho A pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM was a prolific author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern Born in the village of Horsehay Shropshire, England , she had Welsh ancestry, and many of her short stories and books both fictional and non fictional were set in Wales and its borderlands.During World War II, she worked in an administrative role in the Women s Royal Naval Service, and received the British Empire Medal BEM.Pargeter wrote under a number of pseudonyms it was under the name Ellis Peters that she wrote the highly popular series of Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries, many of which were made into films for television


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