The author's prolific but unflaggingly inventive cadfael stories may not be mead for everyone, but they continue to educate, absorb and enchant her legion of fans the rose bent is no exception.
The only rent: a single white rose to be delivered annually on the translation of st winifred but someone, it seems, will stop at nothing to prevent payment of the rose and in the summer of 1142, the rose is hacked down, and lying beside it, equally hacked, is a murdered man. The rose rent by ellis peters - fictiondb cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. But then brother eluric,the young monk whose job it is to deliver the rose on the day of st winifred's translation (the pre-arranged rent-paying day) asks to be excused from the task (he finds he's starting to fall in love with the widow) he is later found murdered near the recently ruined rose rent bush.
About the writer edith pargeter whose pen name is ellis peters is known for her uninterrupted authorship of the series narratives of father cadfael’s enigmas her enthusiasm in composing enigma narratives in a prose-like presentation is what makes her attack to the cryptic events an interesting piece even for the traditional readers of literatures.
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The rose rent is a medieval mystery novel set in the summer of 1142 by ellis peters this is the thirteenth novel in the cadfael chronicles, first published in 1986 (1986 in literature) it was adapted for television in 1997 by carlton and central for itv.
Ellis peters draws the reader into the twelfth century with modern story telling but holds us there with a richness of detail which evokes a time and place which might as well be mythic though the foreground of each chronicle is a murder mystery, behind it a nation and a culture are woven medieval life was hard, doubly so for a widow. Ellis peters, whose real name is edith pargeter--a noted novelist and translator of czech literature--began the brother cadfael series in 1978 with a morbid bid for death and now has reached the thirteenth installment with the rose rent.