A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters

A Morbid Taste for Bones

Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #1

Ellis Peters

fiction crime historical mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

197 pages | first published 1977

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Ellis Peters' introduction to the murderous medieval world of Brother Cadfael...A Morbid Taste for BonesIn the remote Welsh mountain village of Gwytherin lies the grave of Saint Winifred. Now, in 1137, the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has de...
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mysterious 92%
lighthearted 28%
reflective 20%
adventurous 18%
dark 11%
relaxing 11%
funny 9%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
informative 3%
tense 3%
challenging 1%
emotional 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 30%
fast 16%

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A mix: 54% | Plot: 36% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

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Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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