|Brother Dusty-Feet (1952) [Novel]|
by Rosemary Sutcliff
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Along with his faithful dog Argos, eleven-year-old Hugh Copplestone decides to leave his Aunt and Uncle's house after one beating too many, and heads for Oxford to seek his fortuen.
When he meets a group of strolling players along the way, Hugh joins them, becoming part of their acting troupe. A new life meeting jugglers, puppet players, quack doctors and ballad singers starts for Hugh as the Players travel the country, and, as one of the Dusty-Feet, Hugh also experiences the freedom and fellowship of life on the road.
Original title: Brother Dusty-Feet
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ Europe→ Middle Ages