©1986 by Ellis Peters; (P)1998 by Blackstone Audiobooks
Ellis Peters(she, by the way) puts us square into the 11th century with Brother Cadfael in his Shrewsbury Monastery. Good plot, but I find Vanessa a little hard to understand at times. Fair paced reading, though.
Not better but I enjoy having them both
Brother Cadfael is right up there with all the great literary detectives. The books give you a feel for life in medieval times but makes human nature seem truly timeless
A very nice performance I don't think any of the other books were performed by a women actor but she was able to believable perform all of the parts well both male and female. Characters were given distinctive voices.
It is in it's way a Christmas story so the parts that take place on Christmas Eve were among my favorites.
Avid reader, like a variety of genre, however, historial, mysteries and regency romances are particular favourites.
Derek Jacobi would have lifted this to the top for me.
The Narrater did not do this story justice for me unfortunately.
Yes, but it would have to be a different genre to historical mysterys.
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