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Rosemary Sutcliff
For impish writer of genius (1920-92)—writing & painting, children’s books & literature, historical fiction—
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 28
"Of course it's a flag" said the girl. "There was always a Union Jack flying on top of temples to Mithras in Roman Britain".
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 28
“That’s not a sand-castle,” said the busy child on the beach, “I’m building a temple to Mithras.’
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ChesterArchSoc Apr 26
It's explained in Rosemary Sutcliff's Eagle of the Ninth;-)
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Story Warren Apr 27
Looking for more books to engage your boys this summer? We recommend Rosemary Sutcliff’s historical fiction trilogy:
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 26
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 26
Author Rosemary Sutcliff —“being a disabled writer is a doubly lonely life”
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EHHadriansWall Apr 25
Handle ancient Roman objects during in May. Booking required in advance.
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Mark Wainwright Apr 26
I think about this piece by quite often. Especially on days like today.
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 23
'Looked at in the round’ Romanist Mary Beard's 'incredibly exhilaratingly gladitorial'— on
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Anthony Lawton Apr 23
sketching. Victoria & Albert Museum has lost sight of what it’s for. Soon looking?
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 23
Clive James misprints—Getting things out of proportion is an occupational hazard for anyone whose occupation is over
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 23
Saddened, indeed, to hear that your brother died. Clearly for you (and others) the language works.
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 23
In ’s day, and given her physical disabilities, “go for a run” means go out for a drive in the car!
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 22
Rosemary Sutcliff always celebrated the same way, wearing a red rose
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 22
. Rosemary Sutcliff knew the import of unciorns, and told a fine anecdote too
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 21
RIP Victoria Wood—I believe in reincarnation, it’s the one thing that makes sense for justice & a really sensible pattern to life—
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Amy Leach Apr 20
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 20
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Rosemary Sutcliff Apr 20
How sad that wonderful wordsmith Victoria Wood has died; but publicist pl NB—she died from cancer. She did not ‘lose’ a ‘battle with cancer'
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Lissa Evans Apr 20
Not quite so much. The Armourer's House was my favourite of her non-Roman/Dark Ages oeuvre.
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