panzar at CLPGH.ORG
Wed Jan 15 11:25:11 CST 1997
>How about the "Cadfael" series that appeared a few years back on Public TV?
>He was a monk who served as physician for his community and maintained an
>herbarium (in the original sense of the term) from which he selected plants
>to prepare medications. He could identify plants and used his skills to
>solve murders by detecting and ID'ing plant remains in and around the
>victim. The stories are published in one paperback volume.
The tv series was 4 stories, but Ellis Peters has written 20 or more chronicles
of Brother Cadfael. They're a good read.
Robin Panza panzar at clpgh.org
Section of Birds, Carnegie MNH
Pittsburgh PA USA 15213
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