Perhaps thought really is prayer.
Truth is a hard master, and costly to serve, but it simplifies all problems.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||28th September, 1913|
|Death:||14th October, 1995|
Edith Mary Pargeter was born in Horsehay, Shropshire, England. She, also known by her pen name Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction. Beginning in the mid-1930s she wrote historical fiction and crime novels, using her own name and several pseudonyms. She is well known for her medieval-detective series The Cadfael Chronicles. The Mystery Writers of America gave Pargeter their Edgar Award in 1963 for Death and the Joyful Woman. She Goes to War is based on her experiences in military service. Under her own name she published the mystery Fallen into the Pit, featuring 13-year-old Dominic Felse. She was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics. In 1980, the British Crime Writers Association awarded her the Silver Dagger for Monk's Hood.
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