13 Answers from the great Rosemary Sutcliff, author of 60 books of historical fiction and children’s literature

Questions answered by writer Rosemary Sutcliff:
Where were you born?
You were very ill as a child; what happened?
Where did you go to school?
What books did you read when you were young?
Who were your first friends?
What was your first job?
Why did you stop painting and start writing?
How did your first book get published?
What period of history do you most like writing about?
How do you go about writing your books?
How do you research your books?
Why do you write about men and boys more than women and girls?
You never married, why not?