fiction crime historical mystery adventurous mysterious medium-paced

288 pages | first published 1983

Description

In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds its new novice Meriet Aspley a bit disturbing. The younger son of a prominent family, Meriet is meek and biddable by day, but his sleep is rife with nightmares so violent that the...
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Moods

emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
adventurous 33%
dark 33%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

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