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.
May 8th Sunday. Was supposed to be going to tea with Geraldine, but then she had to go to sell tickets or something at the Duchess’s cricket match. Only in the end she decided not to, and she and Aileen came to watch Suleiman the Magnificent with me instead. All very Irish.