The Hermit of Eyton Forest (The Cadfael Chronicles)

The Hermit of Eyton Forest (The Cadfael Chronicles)

Ellis Peters


The 12 months is 1142, and all England is within the iron grip of a civil battle. And in the sheltered cloisters of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, there starts a sequence of occasions no much less momentous than the political upheavals of the skin global. First, there's the unhappy loss of life of Richard Ludel, Lord of Eyton, whose ten yr previous son and inheritor, additionally named Richard, is a scholar on the Abbey. Supported by means of the Abbot Radulfus, the boy refuses to give up his new powers to Dionysia, his livid, ambitious grandmother. A stranger to the quarter is the hermit Cuthred, who enjoys the security of girl Dionysia, and whose younger better half Hycacinth, befriends Richard. regardless of his popularity for holiness, Cuthred's arrival heralds a chain of mishaps for the clergymen. while Richard disappears and a corspe is located in Eyton wooded area, Brother Cadfael is once again compelled to depart the tranquility of his herb backyard and dedicate his wisdom of human nature to monitoring down a ruthless assassin.

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