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This is an auction for A RARE BENEDICTINE: THE ADVENT OF CADFAEL, by Ellis Peters.

Beautifully illustrated by Clifford Harper.

"A must for Cadfael enthusiasts - quite magical."
- Best magazine

"Brother Cadfael...has made Ellis Peter's historical whodunnits a cult series."
- Daily Mail

"A book for all Cadfael fans to treasure."
- Good Book Guide

"Thought-provoking, intriguing, stylishly written and superbly told...you, too, may become hooked.'
- Woman and Home

Amazon.com review:

"Ellis Peters' A RARE BENEDICTINE introduces Brother Cadfael, the beloved medieval sleuth brought to life by Derek Jacobi in CADFAEL. In the autumn of 1120, after sixteen years of plotting, manipulating and fighting to conquer Normandy, the King's Court has returned to England, victorious. But, for one Welshman amongst them, the adventure is just beginning. For Cadfael is about to embark on a journey that will lead him to the Abbey at Shrewsbury and into the Benedictine Order. Where mystery, intrigue and treachery await...To be treasured by Cadfael fans, this is also the perfect starting point for readers delving into the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael for the first time."

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ellis Peters was a pseudonym of Edith Pargeter, OBE. As Ellis Peters she was the bestselling author of twenty Brother Cadfael Chronicles and the illustrated short story collection A Rare Benedictine. Under her own name she wrote numerous critically acclaimed historical novels including A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury and The Brothers of Gwynedd Quartet. She was the recipient of the Crime Writer's Association and Cartier Diamond Dagger Award. She died in 1995.

Large format paperback 1989.

125 pages.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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