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Robin Hood by J.C. Holt
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Jan 14, 2012

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bookshelves: folklore-legend-mythology, history, nonfiction, research-for-the-novel, robin-hood
Read from January 14 to 19, 2012 — I own a copy

It was interesting, it was true. But Holt focuses most of his attention on the earliest parts of the legend. He has disdain for "more recent" additions. Anything from 1500 muddies the waters and damages the legend. Um, the fact that the legend is so flexible is one of the reasons I love it so much. Clearly Holt feels differently.

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