Title: Warrior Scarlet Series: No. Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Pages: 207 Published: 1958 Spoiler-free Synopsis: One-armed Drem desires to win acceptance and respect as a hunter in his tribe, but for that to happen he must prove his passage into manhood by killing a wild wolf on his own, and no one is allowed to helpContinue reading “Book Review: “Warrior Scarlet” by Rosemary Sutcliff”
Title: Tristan & Iseult Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Pages: 150 Published: 1971 Spoiler-free Synopsis: In the days of King Arthur, Tristan defeats Ireland’s champion and gains the friendship of his uncle, King Marc of Cornwall, who entrusts him with a mission: to sail the seas in search of a flame-haired queen. But a troublesome fate descendsContinue reading “Book Review: “Tristan & Iseult” by Rosemary Sutcliff”
Title: The Eagle of the Ninth Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Series: No, though it forms a thematic trilogy with The Silver Branch and The Lantern Bearers. Published: 1954 Pages: 255 Spoiler-free Synopsis: Around A.D. 117, the Ninth Legion marched north of Agricola’s Wall to deal with an uprising of Scottish tribesmen and was never seen again.Continue reading “Book Review: “The Eagle of the Ninth” by Rosemary Sutcliff”
Reading a new book of Sutcliff’s is like catching up on your friend’s life, while rereading one is like reminiscing about good old times.