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Hunter of Sherwood: Hood

Hunter of Sherwood Hood It s Guy of Gisburne s final stand against a killer and fraud Robin Hood The vendetta with Robin Hood has cost too much blood shed lives lost friendships severed Guy of Gisburne knight and agent of

  • Title: Hunter of Sherwood: Hood
  • Author: Toby Venables
  • ISBN: 9781781085172
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • It s Guy of Gisburne s final stand against a killer and fraud Robin Hood.The vendetta with Robin Hood has cost too much blood shed, lives lost, friendships severed Guy of Gisburne, knight and agent of the crown, has had enough, and wishes to enjoy a little quiet on his own land But Hood grows ever troublesome, and if the barons of the North will not convince Guy tIt s Guy of Gisburne s final stand against a killer and fraud Robin Hood.The vendetta with Robin Hood has cost too much blood shed, lives lost, friendships severed Guy of Gisburne, knight and agent of the crown, has had enough, and wishes to enjoy a little quiet on his own land But Hood grows ever troublesome, and if the barons of the North will not convince Guy to resume the hunt nor even the rightful King Richard, returned from long imprisonment then perhaps the simple plea of a missing daughter s father, and a promise to restore a good man s name, will.Hood has gathered an army the insidious Friar Took, the giant John Lyttel, the cutthroat Scarlet Will, the brilliant and unhinged Alan O Doyle, among others Guy will need an army of his own the redoubtable de Rosseley, the deadly Lady M lisande, the resourceful Asif ibn Salah, even Guy s former enemy, the ferocious Tancred and his old friend and squire, Galfrid.The stage is set Sherwood, long a home to both men The final confrontation begins

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    1. Absolutely Brilliant!I must admit to being enthralled by Venables' Guy of Gisburne novels. He's taken the legend of Robin Hood and turned it on its head. At every step! So what is the truth? I've read so many versions and watched so many movies. In fact Prince of Thieves was screening just as I was reading this. But these--the Guy of Gisburne novels are my far and away favourites.We have legend and tradition and the need for heroes--but heroes can be used in different ways. As King Richard says [...]

    2. I've really enjoyed these books. This, the final episode is every bit as well written as it's predecessors.I've particularly enjoyed the fresh takes on established tropes in the Robin Hood legends, the occasional 'steam-punk' touches and the general level of attention to detail & research that the author has evidently worked on.Are these books "great literature"? Maybe not, but great stories, intelligently written with verve and pace. Highly recommended.

    3. Thanks to Netgalley. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.When I requested this book I didn't understand that this one was the third of a series (it's the last of a trilogy) and so when I discovered it I was quite unsure: reading it or not reading it?Lucky for me, I decided to start it and I loved it from the start. Robin Hood is one of my favorite Disney's movies and it's a story that I like a lot, so I was really curious about this retelling, and I am really glad to [...]

    4. This was a strong conclusion to the trilogy. It's kept the elements that I liked from the previous two books, while dropping the bits that I didn't. In particular, the flashbacks are very limited in this book, and none of them are nested. Also, any nicknames (e.g. "The Red Hand" or "The White Devil") are downplayed; Gisburne's sword gets a name, but that's about it.I read Hunter of Sherwood: The Red Hand last March, so I had roughly a nine month gap in between. That meant that my memory was a bi [...]

    5. Toby Venables is quite an entertaining writer and I've enjoyed his previous Gisburne books. Having said that, this one didn't ring quite true for me.Without getting deep into spoilers, this variation on the Robin Hood legend pits Good Guy of Gisborne against a truly evil Robin Hood. The concept has a lot to recommend it and Venables has mined it to good effect before. However, for me, this novel didn't hold up to its predecessors for several reasons.First, the concept, as fresh as it can be, is [...]

    6. The final part of an excellent trilogy suggesting an alternative to the traditional view of Robin Hood. Here Guy of Gisburne and Prince John are the good guys and Richard the Lionheart is a dangerous guy who just likes war.This final part of the story has been a long time coming but has been worth the wait. Gisburne has had enough of his adventures and has opted for a quiet life. But events overtake him and he is brought back for a final mission to take down Robin Hood, and to do that he will ne [...]

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