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One Corpse Too Many. by Ellis. Peters

One Corpse Too Many.

by Ellis. Peters

Publication: 1978

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