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The Holy Thief The Nineteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael by

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Published by Chivers Word for Word Audio Books .
Written in English


  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Religious,
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Edition Notes

SeriesBrother Cadfael (20)
ContributionsStephen Thorne (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7989283M
ISBN 10075407532X
ISBN 109780754075325

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