Chronicles of Brother Cadfael series

52 works, 20 primary works

The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at Shrewsbury Abbey, in western England, in the first half of the 12th century. The historically accurate stories are set between about 1135 and about 1145, during "The Anarchy", the destructive contest for the crown of England between King Stephen and Empress Maud.

As a character, Cadfael "combines the curious mind of a scientist/pharmacist with a knight-errant", entering the cloister in his forties after being both a soldier an
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A Morbid Taste for Bones (C...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 17,816 ratings — published 1977 — 56 editions book 1
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One Corpse Too Many (Chroni...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 6,694 ratings — published 1979 — 61 editions book 2
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Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 4,173 ratings — published 1980 — 54 editions book 3
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St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,841 ratings — published 1981 — 44 editions book 4
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The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 5,510 ratings — published 1981 — 42 editions book 5
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The Virgin in the Ice (Chro...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,691 ratings — published 1982 — 43 editions book 6
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The Sanctuary Sparrow (Chro...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,664 ratings — published 1983 — 40 editions book 7
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The Devil's Novice (Chronic...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,480 ratings — published 1983 — 39 editions book 8
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Dead Man's Ransom (Chronicl...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,380 ratings — published 1984 — 47 editions book 9
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The Pilgrim of Hate (Chroni...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,256 ratings — published 1984 — 46 editions book 10
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An Excellent Mystery (Chron...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 3,550 ratings — published 1985 — 37 editions book 11
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The Raven in the Foregate (...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,487 ratings — published 1986 — 39 editions book 12
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The Rose Rent (Chronicles o...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,824 ratings — published 1986 — 36 editions book 13
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The Hermit of Eyton Forest ...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,014 ratings — published 1987 — 40 editions book 14
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The Confession of Brother H...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 2,029 ratings — published 1988 — 38 editions book 15
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The Heretic's Apprentice (C...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,590 ratings — published 1989 — 31 editions book 16
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The Potter's Field (Chronic...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 2,887 ratings — published 1989 — 33 editions book 17
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The Summer of the Danes (Ch...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,827 ratings — published 1991 — 33 editions book 18
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The Holy Thief (Chronicles ...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 2,179 ratings — published 1992 — 36 editions book 19
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Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 2,144 ratings — published 1994 — 37 editions book 20
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A Rare Benedictine (Chronic...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,897 ratings — published 1988 — 20 editions book 0.1-0.3
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A Light on the Road to Wood...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions book 0.1
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The Price of Light
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1993 — 1 edition book 0.2
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Eye Witness
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings1 edition book 0.3
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The Benediction of Brother ...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions book 1-2
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Brother Cadfael: A Morbid T...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions book 1-3
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Das Mönchskraut / Der Aufst...
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4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions book 3-4
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Brother Cadfael: Monk's Hoo...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions book 3-5
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Second Cadfael Omnibus: St....
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions book 4-6
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Der Hochzeitsmord / Die Jun...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions book 5-6
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Zuflucht Im Kloster / Des T...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1995 — 2 editions book 7-8
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The Third Cadfael Omnibus
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions book 7-9
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Lösegeld für einen Toten / ...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions book 9-10
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Brother Cadfael: Dead Man's...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions book 9-11
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The Fourth Cadfael Omnibus
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions book 10-12
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Ein ganz besonderer Fall / ...
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions book 11-12
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Brother Cadfael: The Rose R...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 22 ratings1 edition book 12-14
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The Fifth Cadfael Omnibus
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions book 13-15
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Исповедь монаха. Ученик ере...
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2006 — 1 edition book 15-16
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The Sixth Cadfael Omnibus
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 48 ratings2 editions book 16-18
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Bruder Cadfael Und Das Gehe...
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The Seventh Cadfael Omnibus...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1997 — 1 edition book 19-21 omnibus
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Brother Cadfael: A Morbid T...
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4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings1 edition book 1, 12, 13
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Het laatste lijk / De eenza...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1979 — 1 edition book 2, 5
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Brother Cadfael: Pilgrim of...
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4.63 of 5 stars 4.63 avg rating — 19 ratings1 edition book 2, 9, 10
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Adventures of Brother Cadfa...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions book 3, 4, 16-18, 20
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Le pèlerin de la haine / Un...
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings1 edition book 10, 13
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Het rechte pad / De verlore...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989 — 1 edition book 16, 20
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Brother Cadfael's Book of D...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2000 — 1 edition
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The Cadfael Companion: The ...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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Brother Cadfael's Herb Gard...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Cadfael Country: Shropshire...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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