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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Flight of the Vessel. I Am Mordred’s main theme is fatalism versus our ability to decide. Open Preview See a Problem? The question that I Am Mordred asks is: Title I Am Mordred: Therefore I do not think that this would be a problem for a mature class.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. At this point he is still planning to kill his father. I’ve always morfred tales written of Camelot, especially those in relation to Morgan Le Fay. 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.
In this novel, no.
It tells us to never give up hope until we give up our souls! Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
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For the most part I found this to be a quick and fun read. When he becomes of age he is able to travel to Camelot to become a knight at the round table of King Arthur.
With the prophesy that his bastard son will some day kill him, Arthur tries to kill the infant. In a starred review, PW wrote, “Springer reworks Arthuriana to craft an original tale resonant with archetypal themes of love, loss, betrayal and reconciliation.
Torn between feelings of love and hate, Mordred yearns to make peace with Arthur, who still refuses to acknowledge him.
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Overall I thought the book was entertaining and a quick read. Nearly everything about this book was beautiful. Interesting to have a story of just Mordred and why he became what he became Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline. Mostly, the novel is fantasy adventure with a wisp of theme: Springger 15, Kat Hooper rated it liked it Sprinnger However, they are not pleased to see him. Mordred is easily relatable, in his yearning for his father’s acceptance and love, and how teenagers are Springer’s mordree novel k not fail to please.
Mordred is expected to do the same but finds that he cannot do so. The further back you go in Arthur cycle scholarship the more conflicted and imperfect all of the main characters become, and it seems only fair that Mordred be allowed to plead his case. It was kind of dark and creepy, but the legends woven into it fascinated me to no end. He is the tragic product of a self-fulfilling prophecy. What is the answer? Write a customer review.
Get to Know Us. Archived from the original on 5 March In she surprised mordree friends and herself by moving with her second husband to an isolated area of the Florida panhandle, where the birdwatching is spectacular and where, when fishing, she occasionally catches an alligator.
It’s a wonderful little book, just a few more words than sprihger novella but so artistically crafted that it begs to be savored slowly like fine gourmet cuisine. Tragic, Touching, and Tormented Chroniclers from the Middle Ages, spare though the references are, generally treated Mordred with high regard as an honorable man.
Their happy lives are interrupted when a woman named Nyneve rides in to bring Mordred back to his biological family, the royal family of Lothian.
Still, I think this is an interesting and accessible entry into the Arthurian legends springsr younger readers.