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The holy thief

Author: Ellis Peters
Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press, ©1992.
Series: Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Winifred, Saint; Winifred, Saint.
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Peters
ISBN: 089296524X 9780892965243
OCLC Number: 26856865
Notes: "A Time Warner company."
Description: 246 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries, 19.
Responsibility: Ellis Peters.

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During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added.

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