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Shadow of the Wolf

Shadow of the Wolf

First, forget everything you've heard. Robin Hood was no prince, and he was no dispossessed lord. He didn't fight in the Crusades. He never gave a penny to the poor. In fact, of all those Sherwood legends, only one holds true: Robin Hood didn't see with his eyes, he was the only ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781910200001
Published 3 July 2014 by David Fickling Books
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Hall, Tim
Series Sherwood's Doom (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9781910200001
ISBN-10 191020000X
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher David Fickling Books
Imprint David Fickling Books
Publication Date 3 July 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Hall, Tim
Series Sherwood's Doom (part: 1)
Category Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 450
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 208mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Sherwood Forest England - Fiction, Great Britain - Fiction - History - Medieval period, 1066-1485
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;Children/juvenile;Young adult
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 491351

Description of this Book

Robin Loxley is seven years old when his parents disappear without trace. Years later the great love of his life, Marian, is also taken from him. Driven by these mysteries, and this anguish, Robin follows a darkening path into the ancient heart of Sherwood Forest. What he encounters there will leave him transformed, and will alter forever the legend of Robin Hood -

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Astonishingly good - The Sun In his retelling of the Robin Hood legend, Hall vividly captures the harshness of the ancient forest, and his Robin and Marian are like you have never seen - Jilly Cooper
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

In his work as a journalist, Tim Hall has written for various national newspapers and magazines. Most recently he spent two years in Bermuda, reporting for the Bermuda Sun. He has travelled widely in other parts of the world, including Asia and South America. He now lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and their daughter. He was born in Portishead, near Bristol, in 1977. His first novel, Shadow of the Wolf, is the beginning of a planned trilogy. Of the inspiration behind Shadow of the Wolf, Tim says: Several years ago, I ventured into the Amazon Rainforest. It was in that awesome, primal place that I first began reimagining Sherwood, and picturing the elemental outlaw who haunted its depths. It gradually became clear to me that Robin Hood is the forest, indivisible from the savage earth. This thinking led the story down a particularly dark path, from where there was no looking back -

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