Read The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters Free Online
Book Title: The Virgin in the Ice|
Date of issue: December 31st 1998
ISBN 13: 9780786214792
The author of the book: Ellis Peters
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 449 KB
Edition: Thorndike Press
Read full description of the books The Virgin in the Ice:It is winter, 1139 AD, and the civil war raging between the followers of King Stephen and those of the Empress Maud sweeps over the city of Worcester. Many refugees are fleeing northward towards Ludlow and Shrewsbury. Two of them, a young orphaned brother and sister of a great family, along with the nun who accompanied them, seem to have disappeared in the wild winter landscape. Brother Cadfael of the Benedictine Monastery sets out to find them.
Read information about the authorA pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.
Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM was a prolific author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern. Born in the village of Horsehay (Shropshire, England), she had Welsh ancestry, and many of her short stories and books (both fictional and non-fictional) were set in Wales and its borderlands.
During World War II, she worked in an administrative role in the Women's Royal Naval Service, and received the British Empire Medal - BEM.
Pargeter wrote under a number of pseudonyms; it was under the name Ellis Peters that she wrote the highly popular series of Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries, many of which were made into films for television.
Add a comment to The Virgin in the Ice
Read EBOOK The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters Online free