By Ellis Peters
The bold head of Shrewsbury Abbey desires to gather Saint Winifred's sacred is still for his Benedictine order. And while the resultant controversy ends up in homicide, Brother Cadfael investigates.
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No, I wouldn’t say he was a party to it—not knowingly. But he gave them the opportunity for a splendid demonstration of grace. You notice it was Jerome who was set to take care of him overnight! ” He rolled a sprig of the young green leaves sadly between his palms, and the fragrance distilled richly on the early morning air. “And it will be the right men who’ll accompany Prior Robert into Wales,” he said with sour certainty. ” No doubt about it, this young man was hankering after a glimpse of the world again, and a breath of air from outside the walls.
See that brother working in the garden there? The thickset fellow who rolls from one leg to the other like a sailor? You wouldn’t think to look at him, would you, that he went on crusade when he was young? He was with Godfrey de Bouillon at Antioch, when the Saracens surrendered it. And he took to the seas as a captain when the king of Jerusalem ruled all the coast of the Holy Land, and served against the corsairs ten years! ” Brother Cadfael himself found nothing strange in his wide-ranging career, and had forgotten nothing and regretted nothing.
Yet, Father, we were not all cut out to be ploughmen. ” said the abbot, and warily smiled, pondering the recurring but often forgotten riddle of Brother Cadfael himself. “I have wondered, I confess… But never mind! ” Chapter Two PRIOR ROBERT’S FINE, FROSTY FACE MOMENTARILY REGISTERED DISPLEASURE AND SUSPICION when he heard how his delegation was to be augmented. Brother Cadfael’s gnarled, guileless-eyed self-sufficiency caused him discomfort without a word amiss or a glance out of place, as though his dignity were somehow under siege.
A Morbid Taste for Bones (Brother Cadfael Mystery #1) by Ellis Peters