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A Rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters
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A Rare Benedictine (1988)

by Ellis Peters

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Series: Brother Cadfael (Prequel Anthology)

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In this volume we are treated to three short stories of Brother Cadfael, including one which explains how he came to leave his military service, and join the Benedictines. Nice collection, entertaining. ( )
  fuzzi | May 29, 2016 |
This collection of 3 short stories in the Brother Cadfael series is wonderful. Peters shows her skill at bringing out the depth of Cadfael's understanding of human nature and compassion for human foibles. I especially liked the first story, "A Light on the
Road to Woodstock" which shows a little of the background of Brother Cadfael & why he decided to join the monastery. ( )
  juniperSun | Apr 18, 2016 |
Three medium-length stories featuring Brother Cadfael, including one about his initial call to monastic life, returning to England after the Crusades.

Well written and interesting with clever plots. ( )
  SueinCyprus | Jan 26, 2016 |
I like this collection of three short stories chiefly for the first story, which tells how Cadfael became a monk. The illustrations are so-so, not as successfully medieval as say Pauline Baynes. ( )
  antiquary | Oct 11, 2015 |
Enjoyable short stories...nothing too challenging but enjoyable and does feel as if there. ( )
  VictoriaJZ | Jun 29, 2015 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Ellis Petersprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chwat, SergeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harper, CliffordIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Janssens, PieterTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Langowski, JürgenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Oka, TatsukoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ooide, KenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pelitti, ElsaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pošustová-Menš… StanislavaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Thorne, StephenNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Brother Cadfael sprang to life unexpectedly when he was already approaching sixty, mature, experienced, fully armed and seventeen years tonsured.

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The King's court was in no hurry to return to England, that late autumn of 1120, even though the fighting, somewhat desultory in these last stages, was long over.

A light on the road to Woodstock.
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Three short stories : A light on the road to Woodstock ; The price of light ; Eye witness.
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Consists of three short stories:

A Light on the Road to Woodstock (1120)

The Price of Light (1135)

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446400882, Mass Market Paperback)

Finally, Brother Cadfael's many fans can discover the chain of events that led him into the Benedictine Order! Lavishly illustrated, these three tales show Cadfael at the height of his sleuthing form. "Three classic stories featuring Brother Cadfael . . . whose powers of deduction are practically miraculous".--Booklist.

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A collection of three stories of 12th-century monastic life including a Christmas story, a tale of robbery and attempted murder, and a narrative of Brother Cadfael's early years.

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