Summer of the Danes: The Eighteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael. ELLIS PETERS.

Summer of the Danes: The Eighteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

London: Stoddart, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. True first (U.K.) edition. Fine in bright, crisp dust jacket. Hardcover. Map endpapers. 280 pp. The 18th in the genre-defining series of medieval mysteries set in 12th centiry Engand and featuring monk/apothecary/sleuth Brother Cadfael. During a lull in the civil war between King Stephen and Empress Maud for control of the Englisah throne, Cadfael is aclled upon to carry out a mission of church diplomacy to his native Wales. Shortly after his arrival, he is made prisoner by a force of Danish mercenaries hired by one of them. Peters' Brother Cadfael character was the basis for the internationally popular series of ITV/PBS with Derek Jacobi starring in the title role. Fine / fine. Item #NE21950
ISBN: 9780773724822

Price: $16.50

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