The Outlaws of Sherwood

The Outlaws of Sherwood

eBook - 2014
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The Robin Hood legend comes thrillingly alive in Robin McKinley's reimagining of the classic adventure Young Robin Longbow, subapprentice forester in the King's Forest of Nottingham, must contend with the dislike of the Chief Forester, who bullies Robin in memory of his popular father. But Robin does not want to leave Nottingham or lose the title to his father's small tenancy, because he is in love with a young lady named Marian-and keeps remembering that his mother too was gentry and married a common forester. Robin has been granted a rare holiday to go to the Nottingham Fair, where he will spend the day with his friends Much and Marian. But he is ambushed by a group of the Chief Forester's cronies, who challenge him to an archery contest . . . and he accidentally kills one of them in self-defense. He knows his own life is forfeit. But Much and Marian convince him that perhaps his personal catastrophe is also an opportunity: an opportunity for a few stubborn Saxons to gather together in the secret heart of Sherwood Forest and strike back against the arrogance and injustice of the Norman overlords.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2014.
[United States] : Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 2014.
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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Feb 08, 2018

I think this is a wonderful take on the Robin Hood legend and very thought provoking.

Oct 02, 2011

I really enjoy this! It was a great read, but the ending was a little disappointing. I highly recommend it despite this fact.

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Aug 29, 2016

Unashamed_116 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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FavouriteFiction Oct 03, 2009

The author retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws who live in Sherwood Forest in twelfth-century England.


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Aug 29, 2016

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Robin accidentally kills a man in the forest, and there is also some scenes where the outlaws are being wounded.


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