King Arthur Stories by Rosemary Sutcliff
  

King Arthur Stories

Written by Rosemary Sutcliff
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Synopsis

King Arthur Stories by Rosemary Sutcliff

The legends of King Arthur and his knights have passed down through the generations since medieval times. In this spellbinding trilogy, Rosemary Sutcliff recreates all the mystique and mystery of the golden age of Camelot for a new generation.

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Whether Sutcliff is calling up the ale houses of Dublin or the battle-torn moors of Scotland, her descriptive language and dialogue transport readers back to a time and place not usually visited in young people's fiction Booklist The late Sutcliffe's take on the legend will appeal to both children and adults ... This is great swashbuckling stuff, full of adventure and romance but with a darker edge than one would expect -- Paul McGarvey South Wales Argus Told in magnificent, rolling prose The Times

About the Author

Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in Surrey, the daughter of a naval officer. At the age of two she contracted the progressively wasting Still's disease, and hence spent most of her life in a wheelchair. Her first children's book was published in 1950, and from then on she devoted her time and talents to the writing of children's historical novels, which have placed her name high in the field of contemporary children's literature. Rosemary received an OBE in the 1975 Birthday Honours List. Rosemary Sutcliff's novels about Roman Britain have won much critical acclaim. The best-known of these is her The Eagle of the Ninth trilogy, of which the second book in the trilogy, The Lantern Bearers, was awarded the 1959 Carnegie Medal. Rosemary died in 1992 at the age of 72.

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Format

Paperback
656 pages

Author

Rosemary Sutcliff
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Author's Website

rosemarysutcliff.com/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

15th October 1999

ISBN

9780099401643


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