By: Cynthia Ayala
Bran ap Brychan was a prince, until the Franks invaded, taking his land, killing his father and their militia. Left for dead, Bran is healed by a witch of the Christian faith, a spiritual woman. Now he has to make good on his promise and save his people the only way he can: by robbing the rich invaders and helping his mistreated people as a raven in the night, a phantom of fear. Filled with Celtic mythology combined with that of medieval Britain, this is a new tale of Robin Hood.
Hood, published September 1, 2006 by WestBow Press is a retelling of the tale of Robin Hood, by Stephen R. Lawhead, that combines Celtic mythology with the Christian faith in a very interesting way. Continue reading “A Slow But Inventive Retelling | Review of Hood (King Raven Trilogy, #1)”