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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

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Good Stories About Real Men

In an age when masculinity has turned topsy-turvy, it's good to know there is still literature out there which offers positive role models of strong, masculine men. Robin and his merry followers are the best kind of men: generous, compassionate, brave, loyal, tough and ...
In an age when masculinity has turned topsy-turvy, it's good to know there is still literature out there which offers positive role models of strong, masculine men. Robin and his merry followers are the best kind of men: generous, compassionate, brave, loyal, tough and ready to fight for a just cause when they see one. Robin especially so. He is a born leader, a man so secure in his masculinity that he registers both joy and sorrow without equal ease. Unlike so many of today's media heroes who'd respond with a callous quip, Robin is laid-low with remorse when he takes a man's life and is outlawed. His gentleness and generosity of spirit attract everyone around him. People admire him for who he is as well as his prowess as an archer. His complete lack of malice is a tonic in a brutal world. There are some who may not like Pyle's manner of writing in Medieval sounding English, but I think it gives the stories an authenticity which transports the reader back to Sherwood Forest and summer days and eating meat pies with your hands and drinking from a leather sack. In short, if you have boys or just like good, clean, adventure stories with lots of humor and good values, I highly recommend these classic tales.

posted by Major_Kelly on October 28, 2008

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Find a four-star copy and don't bother with this one

This free copy of Robin Hood has some issues - find the one with 4 stars.
Specifically, the OCR program was unable to read parts of the book, and you get jibberish in the middle of some sentences. The Jibberish is so annoying, that my kids would stop trying to read th...
This free copy of Robin Hood has some issues - find the one with 4 stars.
Specifically, the OCR program was unable to read parts of the book, and you get jibberish in the middle of some sentences. The Jibberish is so annoying, that my kids would stop trying to read the book.

posted by Sherrif_o_Nothing_ahem on May 23, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2004

    The Adventures Of Robin Hood Was A Good Book

    Robin Hood lives in Sherwood Forest with his Merry Men.This is the story of how he met his freinds and how he got them to live in the forest with him.They have many adventures taking from the rich and giveing to the poor,while The SerrifF Of Nottingham tries to catch them.

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