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Sword at sunset

Rosemary Sutcliff

Sword at sunset

by Rosemary Sutcliff

  • 384 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Hodder in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRosemary Sutcliff.
The Physical Object
Pagination480p.
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17241219M
ISBN 100340021489

Download File PDF Sword At Sunset Rosemary Sutcliff Sword at Sunset Sword at Sunset by WikiWikiup 3 years ago 3 minutes, 49 seconds views Video Software we use: Ad-free videos. You can support us by purchasing something through our BOOK TALK: Sword Song by Rosemary Sutcliff BOOK TALK: Sword. Sword at Sunset is a Historical Fiction novel by Rosemary Sutcliff published in , one of the first modern novels to Demythtify King Arthur.A generation after the departure of The Roman Empire, Artos, bastard nephew of the High King Ambrosius Aurelianus of Britain, forms a Company of three hundred cavalrymen to spearhead a united British front against the invading Anglo-Saxons.

Click to read more about Sword at Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. In spite of being a huge Rosemary Sutcliff fan, and a lover of King Arthur stories, I didn't care for this book. I couldn't get past 50 pages. The first person narrative grated, the total unfamiliarity and /5(16). Get this from a library! Sword at sunset. [Rosemary Sutcliff] -- This brilliant Arthurian epic cuts through the mists of pagan, early Christian, and medieval splendors that have gathered about the subject and tells the authentic story of the man who may well have.

  Trailer for the EUTC's production of 'Sword at Sunset' by Rosemary Sutcliff, adapted by James Beagon. Performing Tuesday 25th February-Saturday 1st March at Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh. Tickets. Her vivid imagination combined with great storytelling brings Artos the Bear to life. I will admit, I am not an avid reader of Arthurian tales. I do not have the details of the legend down-pat and would not know where Sutcliff takes artistic liberty. Probably the best part about Sword at Sunset 4/5(6).


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SWORD AT SUNSET BY ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF: The late Rosemary Sutcliff was a prolific writer from the s through the s, publishing a number of children's books, including the Eagle of the Ninth series and a series of Arthurian novels, as well as over twenty other children's books on /5.

Sword at Sunset suggests what the historical Arthur and his world might have been like. Sutcliff founds her story in the place names of Roman and pre-Roman (possibly Celtic) Britain. And she remains true to the central dramatic conflict of an unwitting but taboo liaison with his half-sister which extends later with their son, Moderaut/5().

Sword at Sunset suggests what the historical Arthur and his world might have been like. Sutcliff founds her story in the place names of Roman and pre-Roman (possibly Celtic) Britain. And she remains true to the central dramatic conflict of an unwitting but taboo liaison with his half-sister which extends later with their son, by: 7.

Sword Sword at sunset book Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®. This brilliant reconception of the Arthurian epic cuts through the familiar myths and tells the story of the real King Arthur: Artos the Bear, the. Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp.

AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & Brand: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated. Sword at Sunset, by Rosemary Sutcliff, has been created by the author by doing extensive research into the Arthurian legends. Her research took her to some strikingly similar accounts of a warrior king named Artos, the Bear.

It is from this research that the author has crafted this pre-arthur tale. Sword at Sunset is a novel for adults first published in It is a speculative 'historical' version of the legends of King Arthur. It is also Sutcliff's first novel written in first-person by: 7.

Sword at sunset by Sutcliff, Rosemary. Publication date "A Tor book." Interweaving ancient legend and Celtic history, this novel chronicles the life of King Arthur--a man of towering strength, a dreamer, and a warrior--who lived, fought, and died for his impossible dream.

Sword at Sunset is an attempt to re-create from fragments of known facts, from likelihoods and deductions and guesswork pure and simple, the kind of man this war leader may have been, and the story of his long struggle. Certain features I have retained from the traditional Arthurian fabric, because they have the atmosphere of truth.

There are many fine battles in Sword at Sunset, and they are described with majestic eloquence." -- Orville Prescott, The New York Times " [King Arthur] is a living presence who moves in a brilliantly lit and fantastic landscape rich and sumptuous as the world described in Mabinogion, as gay and menacing as The Tale of Genji Reviews: Sword At Sunset by Sutcliff, Rosemary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Buy a cheap copy of Sword at Sunset book by Rosemary Sutcliff.

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"A book of great beauty, of fine writing, of the evocation of a time past A book for the appreciative, mature reader." — Library Journal "[Sutcliff] is an effective storyteller and knows how to keep her dialogue terse and believable There are many fine battles in Sword at Sunset, and they are described with majestic eloquence.".

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"A book of great beauty, of fine writing, of the evocation of a time past A book for the appreciative, mature reader." """Library Journal"" "[Sutcliff] is an effective storyteller and knows how to keep her dialogue terse and believable There are many fine battles in "Sword at Sunset," and they are described with majestic eloquence."Reviews: SWORD AT SUNSET.

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