THE HERMIT OF EYTON FOREST (first edition, signed by Ellis Peters). Ellis Peters.

THE HERMIT OF EYTON FOREST (first edition, signed by Ellis Peters)

London: Headline, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. True (U.K.) first Edition. Hardcover. In fine condition (usual slight embrowning to the edges of the text) in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page with a small notation of author's actual name, "Edith Parteger", beneath signature. 224 pages. The 14th in this series of medieval mysteries featuring monk/apothecary/sleuth Brother Cadfael. In this entry, the year is 1142 and all England is in the grip of civil war. The heir to a noble title is a pupil at Cadfael's abbey and is caught between the warring factions. A stranger, the hermit Cuthred, befriends the boy but his arrival heralds a series of misfortunes for the monks and when the boy disappears and a corpse is found in the forest, Cadfael must investigate. Basis for the PBS "Mystery" series "Cadfael" featuring Derek Jacobi in the title role. Fine / fine. Item #NE19121
ISBN: 9780747200376

Price: $145.00

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