Books by historical novelist Rosemary Sutcliff that feature the North East of England include The Eagle of the Ninth and Frontier Wolf.
On a Bank Holiday Monday in 1988 Rosemary Sutcliff wrote in her diary a rare comment about the progress of
Rosemary Sutcliff had a feeling for the mending side of life, and for the healing which happens when clashing cultures learn to live together. (In The Independent newspaper, 1992)
Within our family I always knew my relative and god-mother (and in later adult years close friend) Rosemary Sutcliff as
Academic John Withrington wrote to The Independent (London) newspaper (August 20, 1992), to comment on their obituary of Rosemary Sutcliff.