Former editor of children’s books for The Times newspaper, Brian Alderson, reflects on Rosemary Sutcliff’s historical novel for children and young adults, The Eagle of the Ninth.
When Rosemary Sutcliff contracted Still’s Disease —severe juvenile arthritis, which left her mobility severely affected all her life—in the 1920s, the terms
Rosemary Sutcliff was very ill as a child with juvenile arthritis. She spent much of her time when very young
I have just discovered, courtesy of Bing search and never found on Google, two portraits of Rosemary Sutcliff which I had
Christina Hardyment’s life of Thomas Malory was published by HarperCollins. In 2012 she reviewed a 50th anniversary re-publication of Rosemary Sutcliff’s