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.
A Crown of Wild Olive was the title given to the Rosemary Sutcliff story The Truce of the Games (1971) when it was re-published in 1972 in the USA in an omnibus collection of stories, Heather, Oak and Olive. That collection also included The Chief’s Daughter and A Circlet of Oak Leaves.