Men of Iron

Men of Iron

Book - 2008
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In the year 1400, young Myles Falworth dreams of becoming a knight. But his plans are disrupted by the news that his father had been wrongly condemned for treason. Myles seeks to avenge his father and wins the friendship of King Henry IV.
Publisher: [Jackson Hole, WY] : Akasha Classics, 2008, c1892
ISBN: 9781605120584
1605120588
Branch Call Number: JF Pyle
Characteristics: 242 pages ; 23 cm

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QuiGonJinn
Nov 03, 2014

Wonderful book, a bit hard to understand, as it goes way past just "Thee" and "thou". The only thing I didn't like was the surprising lack of romance. I give it a four out of five.

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Nov 03, 2014

QuiGonJinn thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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EuSei Oct 03, 2011

Men of Iron is an 1891 novel by the American author Howard Pyle, who also illustrated it. It is juvenile coming of age work in which the author has the reader experience the medieval entry into knighthood through the eyes of a young squire, Myles Falworth. In Chapter 24 the knighthood ceremony is presented and described as it would be in a non-fiction work on knighthood and chivalry. Descriptions of training equipment are also given throughout. It comprises 68,334 words and is divided into 33 unnamed chapters, an introduction, and a conclusion. It was made into a film in 1954, The Black Shield of Falworth.

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