In a time when all our favourite stories are getting a reboot, why shouldn't Robin Hood? The very first novel I ever read as a child was a Robin Hood novel, and the story has always been one of my favourites. I had even made it a point to visit all the places made famous by the tale when I went to England. Sherwood forest, Notingham Castle...all of iit.
This particular version is the best I have read. It's a wondeful trilogy. For centuries, the legend of Robin Hood and his band of thieves has captivated the imagination. Now the familiar tale takes on new life, fresh meaning, and an unexpected setting. This re-telling has gained a fantastic sense of realism with
Hunted like an animal by Norman invaders, Bran ap Brychan, heir to the throne Elfael, has abandoned his father's kingdom and fled to the greenwood. There, in
the primeval forest of the Welsh borders, danger surrounds him—for this woodland is a living, breathing entity with mysterious powers and secrets, and Bran must find a way to make it his own if he is to survive.
Like the forest itself, Hood is deep, dark, and at times savagely brutal—yet full of enchantment and hope. Internationally-acclaimed author Stephen R. Lawhead has created a lyrical rendering of a time-honored story that will lead you down strange pathways into another time and place. Reading this, you get a very good idea of just such a legend could have been born from truth that has been obscured by the mists of time.