Rosemary Sutcliff‘s 1954 children’s classic The Eagle of the Ninth (still in print more than 50 years on) is the
Rosemary Sutcliff carefully creates dialogue in her novels that recollects the speech of a bygone era without falling into what she termed “gadzookery.”
Rosemary Sutcliff’s books are “cracking adventures, beautifully written; fellow writer Philip Reeve on Rosemary Sutcliff (historical novelist and writer for children)
Sally Hawkins, who writes for the Sunday Times, was asked to choose a ‘special book’ that changed her life, and explain
Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Eagle of the Ninth series is the book that heroine Holly Skykes is reading to the children in the last section of David Mitchell’s Man Booker nominated The Bone Clocks.