One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters

One Corpse Too Many

Ellis Peters

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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 to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its 94 defenders ...
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Moods

mysterious 80%
adventurous 30%
reflective 30%
dark 20%
relaxing 20%
emotional 10%
funny 10%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
lighthearted 10%
tense 10%

Pace

medium 45%
slow 36%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 37% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 33% | Yes: 22%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 12%

Average rating

3.84