For award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children's literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.
Rosemary Sutcliff’s book The Eagle of the Ninth, and more particularly the take on it of director of the film The Eagle Kevin MacDonald, was the subject of a thoughtful interview on BBC Radio 3 last week. Hear here, starting about 1 minute and 12 seconds in!