Editorial Reviews. Review. King Arthur has fascinated young people for centuries, I Am Mordred – Kindle edition by Nancy Springer. Download it. What will a person give to forsake his destiny? From his very incarnation, Mordred has been a pawn in Camelot’s history. Foretold by Merlin that. 3 – 4Hours to read. 50kTotal words. I Am Mordred – A Tale from Camelot audiobook by Nancy Springer,Steven Crossley. Also available as: Audiobook.
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I also enjoyed the fact that it didn’t end the way I expected. In addition Springer explores such subjects as the nature of family, love, loneliness, original sin, self-determinism, fate and free will, honor, shame and guilt, and the function of the soul.
Three Tiptree Award—Winning Novels. I Am Mordred was a beautifully told story about a very conflicted and struggling boy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A true coming-of-age tale. In addition Springer explores such subjects as the nature of family, love, loneliness, original sin, self-determinism, fate and free will, honor, shame and guilt, and the function of the soul. Mordred, for those of you who aren’t aware, is a figure from Arthurian legend. Do you think that Morgan ever achieves her own kind of wholeness?
Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix. GypsyBookworm This is not a difficult book and it’s not really not the best book to get a grip on Mordred as a character anyway though so I really don’t recommend. The middle school students I subbed for the day I was perusing this book told me they enjoyed the book as well so its appeal spans quite an age range. But Mordred is determined to have peace at any price–even if it costs him his soul. A questo si aggiungono un paio di cose legate al target: One of the primary themes is whether a person is “born bad”; Mordred has, in his lifetime, done nothing wrong.
Customers who bought this item also bought. The question that I Am Mordred asks is: I can’t wait to read I am Morgan le Fay! I definitely recommend this book to all fans of Camelot. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Everyone knows Mordred as the dark, evil son who kills the noble King Arthur. Maybe it’s that Mordred isn’t very romantic. He is torn and in pain, trying to fight the fate that awaits him.
Apr 13, Erin rated it really liked it Recommended to Erin by: Rape as casual as a hello, and all the women who were not victims were villains— from the male point of view within that timeframe, I mean. Please review your cart. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The underlying seriousness of the darkness of fate was stunning. Another read-alike for this book is the beautiful novel in verse, Song of the Sparrow.
Looking for Jamie Bridger. When we meet Mordred he’s a happy child being raised in a loving home by hard-working fisherfolk. Item s unavailable for purchase. Their happy lives are interrupted when a woman name One of the most enigmatic and mysterious characters of Arthurian legend is Arthur’s illegitimate son, Mordred. By the end of the book I just really wanted to give the boy a hug. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.
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I for one very much enjoyed and appreciated her portrayal of Mordred, and found new sympathy for his place in the Arthur canon. We watch as he tries to let goodness overcome fate. Do you think of your own books as a type of alternate legend?
And it’s not as simple as misunderstood softie. One of the most enigmatic and mysterious characters of Arthurian legend is Arthur’s illegitimate son, Mordred. spriger
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We see Arthur’s struggle as well, for he too knows that the son he loves but cannot acknowledge as his own will one day kill him. This book is short, but it has a very teen sensibility.
How to write a great review. Beautiful story masterfully told in just over pages. He goes through some tough times as a teenager being bullied by others but by the time he turns 15 he sets out to Camelot to become one of King Arthur’s Knights.
The Case of the Missing Marquess. I don’t know how well it sold because it was written in and after the turn of the century she stopped writing Camelot type sprimger and began writing a series of young adult mystery novels. He’s a sensitive child who just wants to be loved and accepted by his scheming mother and the kind father who refuses to acknowledge him as son.