The Sister Fidelma Mysteries: Essays on the Historical by Edward J. Rielly,David Robert Wooten

By Edward J. Rielly,David Robert Wooten

it is a choice of new essays on Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma novels, which function Sister Fidelma’s makes an attempt to unravel a variety of crimes, frequently murders that happen less than specially mysterious stipulations. The novels, set more often than not in seventh century eire, additionally contain loads of historical past, which isn't extraordinary provided that the writer is basically Peter Berresford Ellis, a famous Celtic historian. the various essays research facets of the novels, focusing particularly at the protagonist and her associate in detection and, finally, husband, Brother Eadulf. different essays position Fidelma and the novels in the culture of detective fiction. nonetheless others discover the old, highbrow, non secular and geographical contexts for her labors. additionally integrated are bills of the author’s profession, the foreign Sister Fidelma Society, and the biennial Sister Fidelma meetings held in Cashel, Ireland.

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