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Rosemary Sutcliff
: “impish...irreverent writer of genius” (1920-92) of historical fiction & books for children, young adults and adults. (Posts by A G Lawton, godson).
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Rosemary Sutcliff 15h
"To the spirit of the departed Bodicaca, wife, lived for 27 years.” | British Roman tombstone
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Rosemary Sutcliff 15h
Troglodytes troglodytes, the Wren, darting mouse-like amongst creviced leaves
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Rosemary Sutcliff 16h
. So, made of dangerous words, books are weapons, as Dr Who knew.
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Rosemary Sutcliff 17h
“H. brought me a posy of tiny jewel-bright spring flowers” records an early March '89 visit.
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Kim Thompson Mar 2
RKOB review: The Lantern-Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff. The Romans in Britain, amazing historical fiction.
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Rosemary Sutcliff 17h
The Lantern Bearers: <A young man loses everything & struggles to find a purpose in life & keep going>
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Rosemary Sutcliff 17h
<You must stand up for what you believe, but first of all, by God, believe in something> in fine form
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
It’s all Norse to me.
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BBC Radio 4 Mar 2
"We glory in Shakespeare, yet we close our public libraries" Alan Bennett on English hypocrisy:
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
She loved going into schools, & of course was very good at it. (I grew up with her in my life as godmother-cousin so v lucky)
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
Shame too late to send Rosemary Sutcliff to breathe life into the bare bones of history any riverside!
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
‘Unique’ Roman tombstone | "To the spirit of the departed Bodica [or Bodicaca], wife, lived for 27 years.”
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
Hope as successful as still-going The Caucasian Chalk Circle —I gather standing ovation Saturday!
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Joanne Harris Mar 2
Today, the Shed is a gingerbread castle, surrounded by a moat of tea. Above, a dozen rice-paper kites, soaring in the marshmallow sky.
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Willem Leo van Pelt Mar 1
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
Tweet of the Day — Chaffinch (via ). In Latin: Fringilla coelebs
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 2
Martin Rowson on ancient Rome and the coalition!
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 1
From 1st March 1628 Charles I of England required every county in England (not just seaport towns) to pay ship tax
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 1
Or even via Lost My Name could be made personal to this adult!
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Rosemary Sutcliff Feb 28
"I like a child or a dog or an adult according to their merits. I am prone to like more dogs on a percentage basis!"—Rosemary Sutcliff
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