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❮Read❯ ➳ Hodd ➶ Author Adam Thorpe – Ms-style.pro Who was Robin Hood? Romantic legend casts him as outlaw archer and hero of the people living in Sherwood Forest with Friar Tuck Little John and Maid Marian stealing from the rich to give to the poor bWho was Robin Hood? Romantic legend casts him as outlaw archer and hero of the people living in Sherwood Forest with Friar Tuck Little John and Maid Marian stealing from the rich to give to the poor but there is no historical proof to back this up The early ballads portray a uite different figure impulsive violent vengeful with no concern for the needy no merry band and no Maid Marian Hodd provides a possible answer to this famous uestion in the form of a medieval.

Document rescued from a ruined church on the Somme and translated from the original Latin The testimony of an anonymous monk it describes his time as a boy in the greenwood with a half crazed bandit called Robert Hodd who following the thirteenth century principles of the 'heresy of the Free Spirit' believes himself above God and beyond sin Hodd and his crimes would have been forgotten without the boy's minstrel skills and it is the old monk's cruel fate to know.

hodd kindle Hodd KindleDocument rescued from a ruined church on the Somme and translated from the original Latin The testimony of an anonymous monk it describes his time as a boy in the greenwood with a half crazed bandit called Robert Hodd who following the thirteenth century principles of the 'heresy of the Free Spirit' believes himself above God and beyond sin Hodd and his crimes would have been forgotten without the boy's minstrel skills and it is the old monk's cruel fate to know.

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PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro Adam Thorpe is a British poet novelist and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio dramasAdam Thorpe was born in Paris and grew up in India Cameroon and England Graduating from Magdalen College Oxford in 1979 he founded a touring theatre company then settled in London to teach drama and English literatureHis first collection of poetry Mornings in the Baltic 1988 w

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  1. Jason Jason says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleAs difficult a novel as I've finished in a long time but also a marvel of sustained and disciplined imagination a


  2. Peter Peter says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd Kindle “The seas are folded over us above our heads the lower sea becoming the upper sea and yet still blue when not gi


  3. E.E. E.E. says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleThis tale presents a postmodern hyperbolical Robin Hood who actually looks realistic enough very different from the mythical hero we are all familiar withThe story is told in 1305 by a 90 year old monk who spent a year in his company initially against his will in 1225 during the minority of king Henry IIIHood called Hodd Hode Hodde in the text is described as being then a guy “handsome enough until he spoke then his mouth moving in a curious way over uneven teeth it seemed as though its lips were sucking on a pl


  4. Mieneke Mieneke says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleWhen I started this book I was confused for a minute I thought the book was historical fiction a retelling of the Robin Hood myth If so who then was this Francis Belloes and how come there where tons of footnotes? Of course this is the central conceit of the novel it is a translation by the aforementioned Francis Be


  5. Traci Traci says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleI have yet to have a book that I have not finished reading Hodd threatened to be the first The original thought of a book written by a monk who was truly in the presence of Robin Hood was very compelling for me Only to learn that the author set in so many side tracking foot notes and foot notes upon those foot notes that the original narrative feel of the book is lost in what instead feels like a text book one is forced to read Around page 150 I stopped reading and no longer had an interest to pick it up ever again However not to have my record tarnished I agreed to finish the book If only I had made it to page 175 or so to begin with The true excitement and feel of the Robin Hood narative returns and finally stitches together several side stories followed by the narrator It sweeps along with you no longer wanting to stop reading to the sweet reminissent end Definetly a book I am happy to have read now and glad that a stubborn will compelled me to pick it up again Dea


  6. Katie Mather Katie Mather says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleI really enjoyed this although I found it difficult to follow in parts due to the footnotesA really fascinating way to tell a story and full of vivid imagery and connections with nature and death So realistic and descriptive of life in the middle ages I felt like I should wash my hands after reading And a surprisingly satisfying end too


  7. Carl Nicholas Carl Nicholas says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindlePretty good book in an interesting era with an interesting perspective but some of the descriptive language does go on a b


  8. Tom Dawn Tom Dawn says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleThis wasn't an easy read and I didn't always enjoy it but the overall imaginative concept was awesome and that's what I remember it for most of all


  9. Alex Murphy Alex Murphy says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleRobin Hood is one of my favorite stories from when I was a kid to now So any book about him will draw me in Hodd does have a uniue way of telling this st


  10. Keith Currie Keith Currie says:

    PDF Hodd eBook ò õ ms style.pro hodd kindle, Hodd KindleAs the rediscovered printer's proof of a translation of a lost copy of an original Thirteenth Century manuscript this novel presents with over 400 scholarly footnotes as well as mediaeval marginalia and Latin apparatus criticus what is claimed to be the earliest historical record of the brutal felon later known as Robin Hood Thorpe's novel is concerned with identity and anonymity than with Robin Hood The anonymous narrator of the original manuscript is a very aged and repentant old monk who retells the story of a few years in his childhood and youthHere is a lonely boy searching for a father hopelessly human


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