One Corpse Too Many Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at the Abbey of …

Abbot Radulfus:
How is Brother Jerome?

Brother Cadfael:
Oh, his throat will mend, but a week or two will pass before his voice returns.

Abbot Radulfus:
Then even in the worst deed, there is some good.