Sunday, May 3, 2009

Book Review: The Outlaws of Sherwood

Robin McKinley's take on the classic story of Robin Hood is an exciting and unusual read. I'm most familiar with the Disney version of events, and while I was aware that Robin Hood was not really a fox, the ending was somewhat disappointing. (You mean there are consequences at the end of robbing the rich to feed the poor?) It was still an enjoyable book, however, and I will definitely be reading it again.

2 comments:

missprint said...

If you thought this ending was disappointing, don't research how the original legends ended. Those endings are even worse. I actually like the book more as I gain more distance from the initial disappointment over it (and the legends') endings.

Duckie said...

I read one about Rowan Hood (RObin's daughter). I liked it.