A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters

A Morbid Taste for Bones

Ellis Peters

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In 1137 the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has decided to acquire the remains of Saint Winifred for his Benedictine order. Brother Cadfael is part of the expedition sent to her final resting place in Wales, where they find the villagers passio...
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Moods

mysterious 95%
lighthearted 22%
reflective 22%
relaxing 22%
adventurous 18%
dark 9%
hopeful 9%
tense 9%
funny 4%
informative 4%
inspiring 4%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 27%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 36% | Plot: 36% | Character: 27%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 26%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 31% | No: 31% | Yes: 31% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.7