ADAM OF THE ROAD by Elizabeth J. Gray
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She writes so much better than most authors of juveniles (or for that matter most authors) that it is a delight to find a subject which is particularly suited to her pen. This is a story of a young aspirant to his father's profession of minstrelsy in medieval days, and through his adventures and misadventures, one sees much of the life of the great houses, the inns and taverns, the great fairs, the towns, the roadsides, Oxford, the monasteries, the schools. For Adam in seeking for his adored dog that had been stolen, lost his father, and traveled the length and breadth of England trying to join forces with him again. A good yarn, well told, with none of the drag of echoing the medieval language.

Pub Date: April 10th, 1942
ISBN: 014032464X
Publisher: Viking