Sherwood Ring CL (Re-issue 2001)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Pope’s other book. I find it delightful and enjoy the way the past and present interweave. It’s more lighthearted than The Perilous Gard, but I also don’t find it has quite the commanding depth that TPG does. Still, it makes me wish, again, that Pope had written more than two books.
For years I was convinced I had read this book. Then I saw the plot description of an orphaned girl sent to live with her eccentric uncle -- not what I was remembering at all! Eventually I tracked down a copy and began to read it. Soon I began to suspect that I had indeed read it before, and two thi...
A good read, with interesting characters and a swiftly moving story. My complaint is that the historical portions were of far more interest and immediacy than the 'present' time or the characters we were introduced to in that period. They all fell pretty flat and I found myself wishing it had been a...
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