The King Arthur Trilogy Sword and the Circle , Light Beyond the Forest , Road to Camlann by Rosemary Sutcliff


The King Arthur Trilogy Sword and the Circle , Light Beyond the Forest , Road to Camlann 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.


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. Although an avid reader, Rosemary made little progress with formal studies.

Many of her books are set in Roman Britain, a period which particularly interested her. The second in The Eagle of the Ninth trilogy, The Lantern Bearers, was awarded the 1959 Carnegie Medal.

In her lifetime, Rosemary Sutcliff was awarded the OBE and the CBE. Sadly, she died in 1992 at the age of 72.

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656 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

1st November 1999



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