The Door in the Wall Author:Marguerite de Angeli The Door in the Wall — Marguerite de Angeli — Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman. but robin's destiny is changed in one stroke: He falls ill and loses the use of his legs. fearinga plague, his servants abandon him and Robin is left alone. — A monk named Brot... more »her Luke rescues Robin and takes him to the hospice of St. Mark's, where he is taught woodcarving and--much harder--patience and strength. Says Brother Luke, "thou hast only to follow the wall far enough and there will be a door in it."
Robin soon enough leanrs what Brother Luke means. And when the great castle of Lindsay is in danger, it is Robin, who cannot mount a horse and ride to battle, who saves the townspeople and discovers there is more than one way to serve his king.