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The Price of Light

(Chronicles of Brother Cadfael 0.2)

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Published October 1st 1997 by DH Audio (first published January 1st 1993)
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This is a delightful short-story featuring Brother Cadfael of the Benedictine Abbey at Shrewsbury.

Brother Cadfael conceals the identity of a servant who steals a pair of exquisite sterling silver candlesticks, which had been intended as a donation to purchase the blessings/prayers of his fellow monks on behalf of a local landowner; and even connives at the servant's 'escape' to seek out wher true-love who had already fled the tyranny of her master's household.

Cadfael's reward?: a donation on be
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Dec 15, 2018 rated it liked it
Another good Brother Cadfael mystery that isn't as bloody as some of the others. There's a happy ending of sorts which is appropriate.
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This is not the exact edition I read, but I don't recall which one that was.
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A pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.

Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM 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 sho
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Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (1 - 10 of 20 books)
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  • One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2)
  • Monk's Hood (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #3)
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  • The Pilgrim of Hate (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #10)