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A Corpse at St Andrew's Chapel

The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon, Book 2
著者: Mel Starr
ナレーター: Steven Crossley
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カテゴリー: 洋書, Mysteries & Thrillers

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A further episode in the Unquiet Bones series, following the life and fortunes of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon in medieval Bampton, Oxfordshire

Alan, the beadle of the manor of Bampton, had gone out at dusk to seek those who might violate curfew. When, the following morning, he had not returned home, his young wife Matilda had sought out Master Hugh de Singleton, surgeon and bailiff of the manor. Two days later Alan’s corpse was discovered in the hedge, at the side of the track to St. Andrew’s Chapel. His throat had been torn out - his head was half severed from his body - and his face, hands, and forearms were lacerated with deep scratches.

Master Hugh, meeting Hubert the coroner at the scene, listened carefully to the coroner’s surmise that a wolf had caused the great wound. And yet, if so, why was there no blood?

©2013 Mel Starr (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing
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  • Jamie Frasier
  • 2020/04/07

Wonderful series

Really wonderful books. No foul language or sex, etc. Historically accurate and interesting. I really like Susanna Gregory’s Bartholomew, but these are better.

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  • The Curator
  • 2020/02/01

Unchallenging but entertaining

This is the second in this series. So far they’re fairly straightforward fun and that’s what I want from a book.
This one is based on murder, poaching and the rather hapless main character falling in love for the 20th time in 2 books.

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  • Pam Herbert
  • 2020/06/07

A gentle whodunnit

A mediaeval murder mystery, set in rural England - pace is slow & gentle.

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  • 匿名
  • 2020/04/20

Enjoying

Really enjoyed this 2nd book as well as the 1st in this series, am now hooked and looking forward to hearing the rest

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  • 2020/06/28

Bedtime story

It took me a number of weeks to get through the book. It was to me a bedroom book, one you read befor going to sleep. The pace is slow and can get a bit hard to follow. For all the hard work put into creating a story, and then the solution is so weak.

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  • 2020/05/18

Old school but old favouriite!<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

Some might say ponderous but what do they know.

A purity and charm rarely found.