One Corpse Too Many: A Medieval Novel of Suspense. Ellis Peters.

One Corpse Too Many: A Medieval Novel of Suspense

William Morrow & Co, 1980. First American edition. Hardcover. First American edition/first printing. Fine in bright, crisp dust jacket with a narrow bit of wear fott edge of the spine. The second in this iconic series of medieval mysteries featuring monk/sleuth Brother Cadfael. In this entry, the town of Shrewsbury is captured by Stephen, one of two royal cousins battling for the throne of England. A number of prisoners are hanged but when Cadfael counts the bodies laid out in the courtyard, he finds there is one corpse too many---the extra body being the victim of murder. Ellis Peters' Brother Cadfael mysteries were made into an ITV/PBS television series with Derek Jacobi starring in the title role. Fine / fine. Item #NE21922
ISBN: 9780688036300

Price: $69.50

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