Rosemary Sutcliff’s press cuttings collection for 1963 best seller Sword at Sunset

Recent Twitter post @FurnissLawton (my daughter, a literary agent) commented  “How authors used to collect press cuttings @rsutcliff‘s ‘Sword at Sunset’ 1963″ with a picture pic.twitter.com/ZzpHjur2ay

Image

Author: Anthony Lawton

Chair, Sussex Dolphin, family company which looks after the work of eminent children’s & historical fiction author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). Formerly CEO, chair & trustee of various charity, cultural & educational enterprises in UK.

2 thoughts on “Rosemary Sutcliff’s press cuttings collection for 1963 best seller Sword at Sunset”

  1. Was just thinking that the word “authoress” dates that review quite notably. It was part of a practice pretty much gone now, of using “feminized” descriptive nouns – “murderess” is another one that comes to mind (though not in relation to RS, I hasten to add – though she did kill off her darlings quite ruthlessly at times!) In fact the only one I can think of still in common use is “actress”.

    Like

Do Leave a Response

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s