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Nottinghamshire, 1264.
England is on the brink of civil war. The barons are in revolt against King Henry III. Such times suit Roger Godberd, sergeant in the garrison at Nottingham Castle. After throwing in their lot with the barons who embark on a bloody campaign for control of England, Roger and his companions are betrayed and seek refuge in Sherwood Forest. There they beg
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Published January 18th 2018
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Kathryn
Feb 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent and vivid retelling of the Robin Hood story set partly in the early 1300s and partly in the 1260s - thoroughly enjoyed it!
Millie Thom
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Recommends it for: Anyone who enjoys a good adventure story
This is an exciting and well-crafted novel and a great way of presenting two different contenders for the name of Robin/Robert Hood. In order to do that, the story alternates between two time periods: the 1320s and the 1260s.

The main story starts in 1320 with the young Robert Hood in Wakefield, Yorkshire, at the time of the Earl of Lancaster’s rebellion against Edward II. Following an incident involving the killing of two men, which had nothing to do with him, Robert is outlawed along with his f
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May 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great read

Enjoyed this telling of Robin Hood. One of the best I've read in a long while. Well done. A must read. If you like to read story's of Robin Hood. This is one of the best retelling. Chris Thorndycrofr has done Hood Justus.
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Chris Thorndycroft is a British writer of historical fiction, horror and fantasy. His early short stories appeared in magazines and anthologies such as Dark Moon Digest and American Nightmare. His first novel under his own name was A Brother's Oath. He also writes under the pseudonym P. J. Thorndyke.

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