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.
June 16th Thursday. Little Joan gone off. She wasn’t all that happy this time, suffering with her feet and worried about her mother.
Rosemary Sutcliff’s household, and the extent on any one day that it was conducive to her work, was heavily dependent on the health, preoccupations and moods of her companions. Being severely physically disabled – she relied on them.