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a quite good medieval whodunnit!
on 5 April 2001
Since Ellis Peters' superb Brother-Cadfael-novels the writing of medieval whodunnits booms - but few (if any) reach Peters' talent to create real living characters and at the same time a thrilling plot. Tremayne's newest book is no exception; while you sense on every page the authors knowledge of medieval Ireland, his characters and the situations lack in vigour, live and authenticity; everything seems to me a bit artificial; nevertheless this book makes good reading.