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Rosemary Sutcliff
For (1920-92)—internationally-acclaimed "writer of genius"—Guardian obituary—of children’s literature & historical fiction
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Diane Kearns Aug 17
Seconded abt Armourer's House. Also Brother Dusty Feet, Simon ....
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primrose Aug 13
When I was small Rosemary Sutcliff's Eagle of the Ninth did a good job of bringing home how different things were back then.
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Ginger Elanor Aug 16
Replying to @melindahaunton
Oh oh OH, and Rosemary Sutcliff. Especially Dawn Wind, Sun Horse Moon Horse and above all The Armourer's House which is just ADORABLY LOVELY
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Saviour Pirotta Aug 15
The wonderful E. Nesbit was born in 1858. Here are some covers for one of her lesser known stories.
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Lorraine o'mahoney Aug 14
Someone obviously going through 40s, 50s & 60s children's books & reprinting good ones. I ws a tomboy so found Vikings & Romans irresistible
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Tom Palmer Aug 14
Dark Arena, my new book, inspired by my recent love of 's awesome Roman Britain books. (Hers are better. But mine have football.)
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Amanda Craig Aug 14
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Kate Macdonald Aug 8
Replying to @MikeStuchbery_
Nooo! Rosemary Sutcliff, Geoffrey Trease, Kipling, Bernard Cornwell. Proper historical novelists.
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BarryP Aug 10
This reminded me of the historical novels I read in my teens by Rosemary Sutcliff, which I'd somewhat forgotten about.
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anna 👻 Aug 10
Replying to @nyagisahazuki
special mentions: the secrets of the immortal nicholas flamel, king arthur stories (rosemary sutcliff), order of the phoenix, frankenstein,
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 13
. A guide for your time travelling ...
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Tim Whitmarsh Aug 11
Roman Britain fans will love 's book as much as I did.
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Dom Coyote Aug 13
The adventure begins. Off down to Cornwall to start rehearsals for Let's have it!
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 12
Replying to @MargretGeraghty
A waitress in Bath in a café—Said Columbian beans don't make latté—Magret thought fast—& ventured to ask—Do you think they work in a frappé
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 11
Out of the mouths ...
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 11
As has depressingly but accurately pointed out "That's what the Romans thought" (alerted by ) cc
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 10
Replying to @TreeHouseBkshop
& woman rings up. "You're a bookshop, aren't you? I buy on Amazon. I'm doing a crossword. The clue is 'A river where you can get books'. "
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Rosemary Sutcliff Aug 10
Replying to @TreeHouseBkshop
My wife once worked in bookshop. Woman comes in. "I'm looking for a book. It's got a green cover ..."
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The Telegraph Aug 9
Calling all young women writers: Enter the Telegraph's Cassandra Jardine prize
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