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.
Collecting views about Rosemary Sutcliff’s (1920-92) best book of all her historical fiction, and children’s and young adult literature.
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 spoke to a ‘Children’s Literature New England’ conference in 1989, in Cambridge (UK). Her contribution was entitled ‘History
List of words ejected by publishers OUP from their children’s dictionary, many of which appear in their author Rosemary Sutcliff’s books