By Ellis Peters
Set within the 12 months of Our Lord 1120, 3 stories of intrigue and treachery, that includes the chain of occasions that led one-time crusader Cadfael into the Benedictine Order.
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Dein Shokoladenonkel, (Your Chocolate Uncle) Gail Halvorsen The memory of this day would stay with her for the rest of her life. A few months later in January of 1949, Lt. Halvorsen thought of little Mercedes and Peter Zimmerman and all the children in Berlin as he flew out of Tempelhof for the very last time. It didn’t seem possible that his seven-month tour of duty in the Berlin Airlift had ended. He was sad to go, but as the clouds parted toward America he smiled, knowing his candy drops to the children would go on with the help of trusted pilot friends.
I live in the bombed-out house on the corner. m. ” Lt. Halvorsen tried to find Peter’s house from the sky, but when he couldn’t, he boxed up candy bars and gum and sent them to Peter’s address by West Berlin Post—but not before he’d heard from Peter again saying, “No chocolate yet! You’re a pilot. I gave you a map! ” Now on this late October day, Lt. Halvorsen quietly opened today’s letters. One by one he read them. Then he lingered over a letter from a little girl with white chickens in her courtyard garden.
From that meeting a beautiful friendship began, and the great adventure of bringing his unique story of hope and love to today’s children. Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen was born in the Netherlands in 1951. Together with seven brothers and sisters, he grew up during a time when the country was still showing the effects of World War II. Always drawing as a young boy, his father encouraged Gijsbert to make art his career. After high school, he attended and graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in Arnhem.
A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, Book 0) (UK Edition) by Ellis Peters