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raccoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 08:53 AM
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If I could be a fictional character, I'd be Brother Cadfael, of Ellis Peters' mystery series.
Brother Cadfael lives in England in the 1100's.

He's a monk, but as a young man he went on Crusades. He knows all about herbs and how to make potions, poultices, etc. with them. He treats the sick and wounded. And he seems really happy.




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asjr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:00 AM
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1. Give me a Brother Cadfael mystery anytime!
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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:00 AM
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2. Cadfael is a marvelous character, but...
I'm not sure I would want to live in the 12th century.

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LuvNewcastle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:04 AM
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3. I love Cadfael mysteries.
The books are the best, of course, but I miss the old show on PBS.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:38 AM
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4. His only problem is, people around him keep getting killed.
Bad karma from the crusades, maybe.
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Flaxbee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 01:24 AM
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5. I need to find a few more Cadfael books; I've read one and
really enjoyed it.

I might like to be Harriet Vane from Dorothy Sayers books.
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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-20-09 11:46 AM
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6. I'm reading one right now
and finding it rather heavy going. I didn't expect the (English) inquisition.
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abluelady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:03 AM
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7. Haven't Met Brother Cadfael
But will today when I hit the library. I think I'll be Miss Marple.
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-10-09 05:49 PM
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8. Does it ever feel like there are a few too many Brother Jeromes running around DU? ;-) (NT)
Edited on Sat Oct-10-09 05:49 PM by Tesha
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