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The Resource Ransomwood, by Sherryl Jordan

Ransomwood, by Sherryl Jordan

Label
Ransomwood
Title
Ransomwood
Statement of responsibility
by Sherryl Jordan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the UK in a village in the Middle Ages, it starts out with Harry (a simpleton) losing control of an ox due to a bee buzzing inside his shirt, and the ox kicks a young girl Tilly who is seriously injured. Harry is looking after the ox while its owner, Jeffrey, is having a romp in the woods with the beautiful Gwenifer. Jeffrey and Gwenifer have made Harry promise not to tell anyone what they are up to - and Harry adores Gwenifer and sticks to his word. The Steward of Lord Roderick's Manor, Shem, presides in a Court hearing when Tilly's father tries to get compensation for his daughter's injuries. His mother, rumoured to be a witch, is a blind old crone who wants to take the long and perilous pilgrimage to Ransomwood to drink the tears of the statue of the Blessed Lady, hoping to restore her sight. Shem is unable to accompany his mother as his wife is unwell, but he comes up with a cunning plan in the Court - that Harry and Gwenifer go with his mother to Ransomwood, and if her sight is restored then Harry will not hang them when he returns. And so begins their adventure
Tone
Writing style
Award
Storylines (New Zealand) Notable Book
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10132838
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Jordan, Sherryl
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Middle Ages
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ransomwood, by Sherryl Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Novel for young adults
Control code
000049594445
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
268 p.
Isbn
9781775430445
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Ransomwood, by Sherryl Jordan
Publication
Note
Novel for young adults
Control code
000049594445
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
268 p.
Isbn
9781775430445
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

Library Locations

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