Re-reading Rosemary Sutcliff

Many people started reading Rosemary Sutcliff books in their youth and still re-visit them. Some have kindly posted comments around this blog. Today Jenny, commenting upon the pleasure of re-reading Rosemary Sutcliff, recalled some words from Frontier Wolf :

‘Lucius and his Gregorics!…He must know it by heart, but when Alexios had once said that to him, he had said in his quiet, rather serious way that he knew the taste of honey by heart, too, but it still tasted sweet on barley-bannock …’

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