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It falls to Tiuri to carry the message over the Great Mountains to the King
on 3 September 2014
This is a classic which has been neglected for too many years. It is a story which can be read and appreciated on many levels.
Simply it is the tale of how a novitiate knight, Tiuri, on his vigil before he is knighted is persuaded by a mysterious old servant to carry a vital message to the Black Knight with the White Shield. The Knight is murdered by the treacherous Red Riders. It falls to Tiuri to carry the message over the Great Mountains to the King. The story recounts the setbacks and triumphs he encounters on his quest.
The novel has accurately been described as a page turner, and richly deserves to become a classis again.
I am eagerly awaiting the sequel "The Secret of the Wild Wood."
Yes! it is a children's book; it is deceptively easy to read but it contains many themes such as courage, loyalty, companionship and initiative which can be appreciated by readers of all ages.