Ben Kane, historical novelist, favourite author Rosemary Sutcliff | Interview in The Independent

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Choose a favourite author, and say why you admire her/him

Rosemary Sutcliff. I was probably no older than nine or ten when I read ‘The Eagle of the Ninth’ and it had a huge influence on me; it’s one of the reasons I ended up writing about Rome. I was so struck by her imagery of Hadrian’s Wall and the wilds of Scotland, and the idea of the soldiers disappearing there.

via One Minute With: Ben Kane, historical novelist | The Independent.

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