|Plot Summary of The Sanctuary Sparrrow|
|" Usually, life around the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul in Shrewsbury is on the
tranquil--but busy--side. But not for long, it seems. As Brother Cadfael, the former
Crusader now turned Benedictine monk, goes about his work, his tranquillity is disturbed
by lots of noise! Chased by a mob intent upon lynching him, a young man has scrambled
into the church, seeking sanctuary. He is accused of murder and robbery, no small charge.
But Brother Cadfael, ever the visionary, senses that this young man Liliwin is innocent and
begins yet another challenge to protect the wrongly accused and to see that justice is
served. Young Liliwin, orphaned at birth and reared by unscrupulous people, has his own
agenda, however. Brother Cadfael, along with hhis friend Sheriff Hugh Beringer, have
their work cut out for them, but justice is finally served (a trademark of the Ellis Peters'
Bill Hobbs, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Sanctuary Sparrrow|
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Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Difficult, but some clues given
Time/era of story:
- middle ages
What % of story relates directly
to the mystery, not the subplot?
Kind of investigator
- british mystery (I say!)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Murder Mystery (killer unknown)
- religious figure
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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