Rosemary Sutcliff on writing historical fiction for adults and children | Sutcliff Discovery of the Day

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Rosemary Sutcliff once said of her writing:

“The themes of my children’s books are mostly quite adult, and in fact the difference between writing for children and for adults is, to me at any rate, only a quite small gear change.”

Source: Townsend, John Rowe. 1971. A Sense of Story. London: Longman p. 201

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