Rosemary Sutcliff held her pen in wonderfully idiosyncratic and innovative way

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Penelope LivelyWriting in The Independent newspaper in the UK after Rosemary Sutcliff‘s death in July 1992, writer Penelope Lively recalled a visit in the early 1970s to Rosemary’s house Swallowshaw, in Sussex.

…  I remember looking at (her) hands and wondering – idiotically – if she could hold a pen. Of course she could, in a wonderfully idiosyncratic and innovative way, writing almost upside down, it seemed, and she drew them her dolphin logo and a great flowery signature, in their cherished Charles Keeping-illustrated hardbacks.
Source: The Independent, July 31, 1992, p24

Rosemary Sutcliff's dolphin signature

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