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Questions about the works of the English novelist Rosemary Sutcliff (1920 – 1992) and her life as a writer. She is best known as an author of children's books such as 'The Eagle of the Ninth' (1954), 'The Lantern Bearers' (1959) and 'The Mark of the Horse Lord' (1965).

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In Frontier Wolf, what is the importance of the swordsmith's daughter?

In Rosemary Sutcliff's novel Frontier Wolf, tensions rise between the Romans and the Votadini after Connla, younger brother of the Votadini chieftain Cunorix, steals the Roman Praepositus's horse. ...
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Was Rosemary Sutcliff's The High Deeds of Finn MacCool influenced by James Macpherson's Ossian translations?

In 1967, Rosemary Sutcliff published the children's novel The High Deeds of Finn MacCool, which is a retelling of the stories of the Irish hunter-warrior Fionn mac Cumhaill and the Fenian Cycle. The ...
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