One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters

One Corpse Too Many

Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #2

Ellis Peters

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fiction crime historical mystery mysterious medium-paced

227 pages | first published 1979

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In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden into a battlefield of passions, deceptions, and death. Not far from the safety of the abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle fall...
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Summary of 526 reviews

Moods

mysterious 90%
adventurous 35%
reflective 30%
dark 25%
tense 25%
lighthearted 15%
relaxing 15%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
challenging 5%
emotional 5%
funny 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 25%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 26% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 37% | No: 31% | Yes: 31%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20%

Average rating

3.85

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