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There is a wide and ever-increasing spectrum of literature available in fiction and non-fiction that covers the telling of the Robin Hood legend and its historical background in many diverse adaptations and genres. From mentions by Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott and Charlotte Bronte to frequent new titles of adult, children's and romantic fiction, the Sherwood Forest hero's literary appeal appears to be both endless and timeless.
With the somewhat bizarre title of “Robin Hood in America” and a cover picture showing the outlaw’s face daubed with Native American war paint, potential readers might be forgiven for perhaps initially thinking about avoiding this new novel!
Thousands of Robin Hood books have been written over the centuries and the World Wide Robin Hood Society is often asked by students and enthusiasts to recommend books to read, so here is a very brief, personal selection by the Chairman, Bob White from the different categories specifically identified by the Society in their "Robin Hood Reading List" that will be published in 2016.
“ THE TUNNELLERS 2 ”
By Helen Dennis
Having read hundreds of Robin Hood related books and articles over the years, I am always interested in how a new author incorporates a link to the traditional tales and what approach they adopt, so when Peter Morrison's "A Lonely Road" landed on my desk it was a real breath of fresh air.