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Ellis Peters

A pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (September 28, 1913 in Horsehay, Shropshire, England –October 14, 1995) was a prolific author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern. Born in the village of Horsehay (Shropshire, England), she had Welsh ancestry, and many of her short stories and books (both fictional and non-fictional) were set in Wales and its borderlands.During World War II, she worked in an administrative role in the Women's Royal Naval Service, and received the British Empire Medal - BEM.Pargeter wrote under a number of pseudonyms; it was under the name Ellis Peters that she wrote the highly popular series of Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries, many of which were made into films for television.

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If I’ve told him once I’ve told him a score of times, the next time he comes to me to pay his debts or buy him out of trouble, he’ll come in vain, he may sweat it out in gaol, and serve him right
Michael Freemanhas quoted2 years ago
ut The Cadfael Chronicle

Table of Contents
Michael Freemanhas quoted2 years ago
ut The Cadfael Chronicle

Table of Contents

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  • Ellis Peters
    The Leper Of Saint Giles
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    Monk's Hood
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  • Ellis Peters
    One Corpse Too Many
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