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Edith Pargeter--Ellis Peters

by Margaret Lewis

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Published by Seren, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions in Bridgend, Mid-Glamorgan, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character),
  • Felse, George (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Lewis.
    SeriesBorder lines series, Border lines (Bridgend, Wales)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6031.A49 Z77 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL882955M
    ISBN 101854111280
    LC Control Number95171071
    OCLC/WorldCa31682126

      The Brother Cadfael Chronicles: Book I. In , forty years ago, Edith Pargeter published the first book in her Cadfael series, which combined her talents as historical novelist (under her real name) and mystery writer (under the nom de plume Ellis Peters).Set in her native Shropshire, the story features the eponymous worldly-wise monk, whose adventurous youth has given way to a . Ellis Peters ( - ) Pseudonym of Edith Pargeter. Ellis Peters wrote 90 books but it was only with the publication of the Brother Cadfael novels that she achieved wide spread recognition. The first Cadfael novel A Morbid Taste for Bones was published in A .

    Edith Pargeter, OBE, who also wrote under the pseudonym Ellis Peters, was the bestselling author of twenty Brother Cadfael Chronicles and the illustrated short story collection A Rare Benedictine. She also wrote numerous critically acclaimed historical novels including A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury and The Brothers of Gwynedd Quartet/5(31). Edith Pargeter by Margaret Lewis; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Criticism and interpretation, Biography, Authors; People: Edith Pargeter ().

    Find nearly any book by Edith Pargeter. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Edith Pargeter (Edith PARGETER) used books, rare books and new books by Edith Pargeter, Ellis Peters. ISBN (). by Edith Pargeter, Ellis Peters 10 editions - first published in Download DAISY. Borrow Listen. Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart by , Accessible book, History, Brother Cadfael (Fictitious character), Monks.


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Edith Pargeter--Ellis Peters by Margaret Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pargeter is best known as Ellis Peters, the author of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. These 20 novels have been televised and adapted for radio and have played a major role in turning crime writing into a literary genre and making historical d This perceptive survey of the two faces of prolific and award-winning author Edith Pargeter explores both her life and her work.4/5.

This perceptive survey of the two faces of prolific and award-winning author Edith Pargeter explores both her life and her work. Pargeter is best known as Ellis Peters, the author of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael.4/5(2).

"Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 14 October ), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English 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.

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Ellis Peters was the pen name of English novelist Edith Pargeter (). During her literary career, she wrote mysteries, historical fiction, non-fiction and translated Czech classics. Inshe published her first detective book, Fallen into the Pit’, which featured George Felse (a policeman) and his family.

The characters appeared in more books including Death and the Joyful Woman’ and Rainbow’s End (). She used the name Ellis Peters on all books written about Felse family mysteries.

Ellis Peters wrote "Mystoricals". More than any other writer of the past half-century, British or American, Peters - or rather Edith Pargeter, under her best-known pseudonym - popularised this. Edith Pargeter--Ellis Peters.

[Margaret Lewis] -- "Ellis Peters is famous throughout the world as the author of the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, featuring her monastic medieval sleuth.

Televised, adapted for radio, turned into talking books, the. When I found it-- thanks to Amazon's search engine-- I was not surprised that it turned out to have been written by Edith Pargeter/Ellis Peters, whose Brothers of Gwynned Quartet is another fantastic classic I had read since then and also loved.

This book can be read as a prequel to that book. This is historical fiction and romance combined at /5(56). Ellis Peters (a pen name for Edith Pargeter) was born in in Shropshire, England, where she still lives. The author or over a dozen mysteries and historical novels, she decided in to combine the two pursuits and launch her series of Brother Cadfael mysteries.

As Ellis Peters she has also produced a series of fourteen Inspector Felse novels, while under her real name of Edith Pargeter she has written a further thirty-six novels. These include two. Edith Pargeter -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.

Ellis Peters is a pseudonym of Edith Mary Pargeter (–), a British author whose Chronicles of Brother Cadfael are credited with popularizing the historical mystery.

Cadfael, a Welsh Benedictine monk living at Shrewsbury Abbey in the first half of the twelfth century, has been described as combining the curious mind of a scientist with /5(8). Looking for books by Edith Pargeter. See all books authored by Edith Pargeter, including The Heaven Tree Trilogy: The Heaven Tree, the Green Branch, the Scarlet Seed, and A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury, and more on During the 11 year period between her first publication in and Edith wrote 14 books including a War time trilogy which raised her profile to a national level.

Though she had used several different names as a writer it was not until that she first used the pseudonym .Ellis Peters. Edith Pargeter: Ellis Peters Item Preview remove-circle Pargeter, Edith,Pargeter, Edith,Authors Publisher Bridgend: Seren Collection Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by booksale-cataloger6 on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Edith Pargeter, a British author of mysteries and historical fiction who wrote a series of novels under the pen name Ellis Peters about a sleuthing 12th century monk named Brother Cadfael, died.

Edith Pargeter by Margaret Lewis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(30). The Heaven Tree Trilogy (The Heaven Tree / The Green Branch / The Scarlet Seed) Hardcover When I found it-- thanks to Amazon's search engine-- I was not surprised that it turned out to have been written by Edith Pargeter/Ellis Peters, whose Brothers of Gwynned Quartet is another fantastic classic I had read since then and also loved.

This /5(41). Ellis Peters is the Welsh author of the Brother Cadfael mysteries. She also wrote mysteries under her real name, Edith Pargeter; and also used the pen names of John Redfern, Jolyon Carr and Peter Benedict.

She was born Edith Mary Pargeter in Horsehay, Shropshire, England, on Septem ; and died in Shropshire on Octo Ellis Peters, pseudonym of Edith Mary Pargeter, (born Sept. 28,Horsehay, Shropshire, Eng.—died Oct.

14,Madelay, Shropshire), English novelist especially noted for two series of mysteries: one featuring medieval monastics in Britain and the other featuring a modern family.

Edith Pargetter wrote the "Brother Cadfael" series of medieval whodunnits under the pseudonym "Ellis Peters," and in "A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury" turned her talent to the story of Harry Hotspur's unsuccessful rebellion against Henry IV "Bolingbroke."5/5(5).