The Hero and the Crown


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"In the tradition of T. H. White's reincarnation of King Arthur, a novel that brings Robin Hood ... delightfully to life!"

"[McKinley] richly resotres the textures that time has worn to bare narrative threads."
New York Times



(From the back of the 1989 Ace paperback edition)

Robin McKinley, Newbery Award-winning author of The Hero and the Crown, brings to life the classic tale of Robin Hood and reveals the legendary characters as they must have been: flesh and blood outlaws who risked the gallows and the sword for te sake of justice . . . Let the rich and wicked beware!


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