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One Corpse Too Many.  by  Ellis. Peters

One Corpse Too Many.

by Ellis. Peters

First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Second Brother Cadfael historical mystery. In the summer of 1138 ninety-four men who were loyal to Empress Maud were hanged as traitors by King Stephen. Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead men. To his surprise, there are ninety-five mens' bodies lined up for burial! The ninety-fifth man has been cruelly strangled, not hanged. With few clues to go on --- a girl dressed in boys' clothing, a missing treasure, and a single broken flower --- Brother Cadfael investigates.

Inventory Number: 22716

$750.00