Synopses & Reviews
The story of Robin Hood contains compelling narratives of crusades and outlaws and has become a symbol for justice in an unjust world. Robin Hood became a hero over the centuries and has been immortalized in books, art, and movies, as well as a figure of admiration, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. This Brief History explores the truth behind the myths and the realities behind the images, and reveals an unexpected story that hits close to home.
About the Author
Nigel Cawthorne is the author of numerous historical investigations in the myth and criminals of Britain, including Jack the Ripper. He lives in London.