Tuck : King Raven

  • by Stephen R. Lawhead
  • Narrated by Adam Verner
  • Series: King Raven
  • 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The final installment of a completely reimagined epic of the man known as Robin Hood, told in a far more eerie, earthy, and elemental way than ever before. The story of Rhi Bran y Hud - Robin Hood - concludes as Abbot Hugo and the Norman invaders attempt to wipe out King Raven and his flock once and for all.Their merciless attack, the first of many to come, heralds a dark and desperate day for the realm of Elfael. Bran and his few stalwarts desperately need encouragement and reinforcement if they are to survive. But Friar Tuck, a most unconventional priest, has a daring solution to their dilemma that will radically alter all we've known about the legendary figure known as Robin Hood. Filled with unforgettable characters, breathtaking suspense, and rousing battle scenes, Stephen R. Lawhead's masterful retelling of the Robin Hood legend reaches its stunning conclusion in Tuck. Steeped in Celtic mythology and the political intrigue of medieval Britain, Lawhead's trilogy conjures up an ancient past while holding a mirror to contemporary realities. Prepare to hear an epic tale that dares to shatter everything you thought you knew about Robin Hood.


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Customer Reviews

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A disappointment

I read the first two books in this trilogy and enjoyed them enough to listen to the third. This was definitely the weakest of the three. The plot often included points which stretched my credulity past the breaking point. For instance, Marian does not hear of her father's death for many months even though he is a king and his castle is an easy day's ride from the greenwood? At the same time a Frank nobleman comments upon how quickly news travels among the common people.
I was less than delighted with the narrator as well. He should have checked word pronunciations more assiduously and his dialect was sometimes ludicrous because of his extreme use of a broad "a" which, at times, turned Bran into something like "Bron." Still a pleasant enough story, but definitely a disappointment.
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- David "Actor/director/teacher. Split my time between Beijing and Seattle now. Listen to Audible on the subway and while driving or riding my bike."

Final book in the Trilogy

These books have a very interesting and imaginative take on the Robin Hood story. A treat for anyone who enjoys tales of the Dark or Middle Ages.
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- Suzanne

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-23-2009
  • Publisher: Oasis Audio