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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Mordred wants to hate King Arthur for what he tried to do for him, but he finds King Arthur to be a kind and nonjudgmental man. Can Mordred find love?
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Mordred is found and raised by what he calls his “Fisher Mother” and “Fisher Father” until he is taken away by a sorceress on horse named Nyneve. King Arthur is a golden ruler of magical gifts, but his burdens are Funnily enough, I didn’t pick this book out for myself.
Once Mordred succumbs to the idea of fate, he becomes more brazen, unwillingly and regretfully yet constantly moving towards what he perceives as his destiny. Nancy Springer succeeds in illustrating the lesson that we should always try to look at events from other people’s perspectives.
But Mordred is determined to have peace at any price–even if it costs him his soul. He was young and happy until a woman rode up on a horse and took him away.
I Am Mordred by Nancy Springer
And why, suddenly, are men allowed to live there? Languages Deutsch Edit links. Beh, un libro carino, sicuramente da leggere se — come me — si ama Mordred. Morgan, as a latterday manifestation of the Morrigun, is fated to be fate. Lists with This Book. All of the book except for the Epilogue is written in the first person point of view of an unreliable narrator Mordred.
Also by Nancy Springer. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But when it is known that young Mordred was still alive, he was taken away from his home before those who truly wanted to kill him would arrive. Springer also does a wonderful job of humanizing Mordred and turning him into a regular teenage boy, which makes the entire Arthurian universe feel more welcoming to teens, and more relevant.
The further back you go in Arthur cycle scholarship the more conflicted and imperfect all of the main characters become, spronger it seems only fair that Mordred be allowed to plead morfred case.
I can’t recommend the novel wholeheartedly because of some of the explanation of the myth: Knights of the Round Table. 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. Would you like us to take another look at this review?
I Am Mordred was a beautifully told story about a very conflicted and struggling boy. This particular book takes on the conclusion of the Arthurian saga from the perspective of Mordred, Arthur’s son by his half-sister, and usually seen as the villain of the Camelot tragedy. Mordred’s xpringer has always been one full of pity a The interest in reading this sprung mainly from my current Merlin kick. So many sentences that just melt in your mouth but the good thing is you can read them over and sppringer again and say, “Gee, I wish I could write a sentence that beautiful.
I would l this to anyone who loves a good read as well as an imaginative look sm Camelot and the way fate cannot be escaped. I read this book because I had previously read another book by the same author called I am Morgan le fay. He wants to love Mordred as Mordred wants to be loved, but is as afraid of the prophecy as Mordred is.
Lancelot is a totally fictional and totally unnecessary imo character made up by Mallory almost a thousand years after the end of the Arthurian period. The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: May 23, Amy rated it it was amazing.
His thoughts and feelings are obvious and present and portrayed in a realistic manner. Young Adult Library Services Association. Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Inc. Not Enabled Screen Reader: