Rosemary Sutcliff’s favourite instrument was the bagpipes. At my invitation, Steafan Hannigan, musician and composer, generously composed a fine lament for
Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and writer for The Wire, told the Hay Festival how he went from working class Boston to a life of literary acclaim.
There was an intriguing post late last year (2014) at The Economist’s Buttonwood Blog about Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Eagle of the
Responding to the recently posted new ‘interview with Rosemary Sutcliff’, Helen writes: 1997 Newbery Honor Book children’s author Megan Whalen Turner (author of the