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The Council of the Cursed

A Mystery of Ancient Ireland

The Council of the Cursed( )
Author: Tremayne, Peter
Series title:Mysteries of Ancient Ireland Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-60493-6
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Minotaur Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

In A.D. 670 Fidelma of Cashel is asked to act as an advisor to the Irish delegation to a hostile church council. In an abbey in Burgundy, Bishop Leodegar of Autun has assembled church leaders from all over western Europe, intending to use the council to deliver a death blow to the Celtic Church. But his plans are threatened when one of the delgates is found murdered, his skull crushed. Fidelma and her husband, Brother Eadulf, are suddenly in the midst of a murder investigation...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds
Author Biography
Tremayne, Peter (Author)
Peter Tremayne is the fiction writing pseudonym of the Celtic scholar and author Peter Berresford Ellis, who was born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England on March 10, 1943. Even though he received a BA and an MA in Celtic Studies, he decided to become a journalist and worked at numerous weekly newspapers throughout England and Ireland. In 1968, he published is first book, Wales: A Nation Again, about the Welsh struggle for political independence. He became a full-time writer in 1975 and has published over 90 books under his own name and the pseudonyms Peter Tremayne and Peter MacAlan. One of his best known works under his real name is The Cornish Language and its Literature, which is considered the definitive history of the language. In 1988, he received an Irish Post Award in recognition of his services to Irish historical studies. Under the pseudonym Peter Tremayne, he writes the Sister Fidelma Mystery series. He received the French Prix Historia for the best historical mystery novel of 2010 for Le Concile des Maudits (The Council of the Cursed).

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