I read this book about 1-Mar-2007. I've read this book before. The book is copyright 1981. This note was last modified Monday, 19-May-2014 16:52:21 PDT.
This is book 4 of the "Brother Cadfael" series.
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Quick reread. Crime seems focused on a wealthy merchant at the annual fair. Suspicion focuses on the hot-headed leader of the respectable youth of the town, for a little while. Eventually, politics turns out to be responsible.