A Rare Benedictine
Peters has gained worldwide praise for her meticulous re-creations of 12th-century monastic life. Here, her chronicles continue with a Christmas story, a tale of robbery and attempted murder, and a narrative of Brother Cadfael's early years.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Bill.Bradford - LibraryThing
Brother Cadfael was my introduction to historical mysteries. This collection of three short stories is noted most for an introductory tale that explains how Cadfael became a monk at the abbey of St ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LadyoftheLodge - LibraryThing
I was glad to read this backstory of Brother Cadfael's beginnings as a monk of Shrewsbury. Having read all the other Cadfael mysteries, this provided background that I wondered about. I also enjoyed the format of three novellas, and my illustrated edition with medieval woodcut appearance. Read full review
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