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Please advise when it has been re-transcribed properly. In 1963, it … • Interview with Rosemary Sutcliff by Raymond H.Thompson in 1986 Rosemary Sutcliff discusses her experience of writing Sword at Sunset
That is why I may be biased. And there were too many battles - after the first one, I sort of glazed over every time the fighting started again. And meanwhile there is so much to think of, so much to remember.... Remember–remember across forty years, the first time that ever I held that blink of violet light in my hand, answering not to the cold whiteness of the moon, but to the soft yellow radiance of the candles in Ambrosius's study, on the night that he gave me my sword and my freedom. ", "That may not make you beloved of the country on which you live.". She is good on descriptions of landscape too. This novel is the sequel to the author's famous and wonderful Eagle of the Ninth trilogy. And Artos' betrayal by Medraut is signalled so heavily that when it finally happens it lacks impact.
the Camelot Project's interview with Rosemary Sutcliff, All First-Person Narrators Write Like Novelists, Final battle: Medraut and Cerdic of Wessex, Guenhumara tells Artos that the Damnonii's horses are descended from Roman cavalry mounts captured from a legion destroyed in Valentia, i.e. Sword at Sunset, by Rosemary Sutcliff, has been created by the author by doing extensive research into the Arthurian legends.
This is one of the best retellings of the King Arthur legend I have come across.
"I think I had more the feeling I was getting back to the historical roots. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. 223 Previews . FANTASY