The pilgrim of hate: the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

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Fawcett Crest, Jan 1, 1987 - Fiction - 198 pages
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The fourth anniversary of the transfer of Saint Winifred's bones to the Abbey at Shrewsbury is a time of celebration for the 12th-century pilgrims gathering from far and wide. In distant Winchester, however, a knight has been murdered. Could it be because he was a supporter of the Empress Maud, one of numerous pretenders to the throne? It's up to herbalist, sleuth, and Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael to track down the killer in the pious throng.

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

Just when I was starting to feel like these books were all getting very samey, a return to what I liked about the first one: sincere religious feeling, spiritual doubt, and a hefty dash of medieval politics. Read full review

Review: The Pilgrim of Hate (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #10)

User Review  - Jillian - Goodreads

I'm with the readers who liked this book a lot. Yes, it is slow and the murder occurs off stage. Nevertheless, Ellis Peters tells a good story. The characters are interesting and well-rounded, the ... Read full review


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Ellis Peters was born Edith Pargeter in 1913. Edith was a chemist's assistant until the outbreak of World War II, when she joined the WRNS as a teleprinter operator. During the war, Edith continued to write, and by VE day she was the author of ten novels. Although best remembered as the author of the Cadfael novels, Edith Pargeter was also a respected historical novelist.