Review: Slow but Inventive, “Hood” Retells a Classic Tale (King Raven Trilogy, #1) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

www.myaudiobooklibrary-174x131Filled with Celtic mythology and medieval British beliefs, this new tale of Robin Hood focuses on characterization and narrative, making “Hood” a unique story. Continue reading “Review: Slow but Inventive, “Hood” Retells a Classic Tale (King Raven Trilogy, #1) – Emertainment Monthly”

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A Slow But Inventive Retelling | Review of Hood (King Raven Trilogy, #1)

By: Cynthia Ayala

Hood by Stephen R. Lawhead
WestBow Press

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)”