It was all a kind of great adventure, like a voyage of discovery.
Rosemary Sutcliff CBE (14 December 1920 – 23 July 1992) was an English novelist best known for children's books, especially historical fiction and retellings of myths and legends. Although she was primarily a children's author, the quality. Although she was primarily a children's author, the quality and depth of her writing also appeals to adults. In a 1986 interview she said, "I would claim that my books are for children of all ages, from nine to ninety. Some of her novels were specifically written for adults.
Brother Dusty Feet" is a solid performance without the fierce action, sacrifices, implicit love and . Brother Dusty Feet is a for slightly younger readers than most of Rosemary Sutcliff's, but I would count it among the best. It has a glowing quality; every scene standing out sharply.
Brother Dusty Feet" is a solid performance without the fierce action, sacrifices, implicit love and bittersweet endings of her best novels. But she takes you tramping around the England of the late 16th century and you will enjoy the visit, though the story is gentle, without the dirt or cold or tribulations of her better works. Don't judge the author by this book or make it the first you read, but taken with her Opus, it fills a nice gap and Sutcliff is always a graceful writer.
Hawthorn whitened the hedges and the first cuckoos were calling; lady’s-smock a-dance in the meadows, and the squat grey towers of the Cathedral rising from a green froth of trees in new leaf. pot of periwinkle, carefully nursed and shielded all through the winter, was gay with blue flowers again, and the people in the south Devon villages had flocked in to see the Players, so that there was supper and breakfast and warm stables to sleep in, day after day and night after night, and life was very good. It went on being good when they got to Exeter.
All your life you'll know things that respectable folk in houses can never know; and all your life you'll be one of us, because you were given Seisin of the Road. Brother Dusty-Feet is a novel for younger children published by Oxford University Press in 1952, with illustrations by C. Walter Hodges. It has an episodic plot that follows eleven-year-old protagonist Hugh Copplestone as he tours Elizabethan England with a company of strolling players.
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Brother Dusty-Feet book. From BBC Radio 4 Extra: Adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff's acclaimed Elizabethan England children's novel. Ten year old Hugh is an orphan, forced to live on a farm with his Aunt Alison, who treats him cruelly. When she threatens to get rid of his dog, Argos, for running after the ducks, Hugh feels there's only one thing they can do.
Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1959 her book The Lantern Bearers won the Carnegie Medal. In 1974 she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and in 1978 her book, Song for a Dark Queen was commended for the Other Award.
Brother Dusty Feet is a for slightly younger readers than most of Rosemary Sutcliff's, but I would count it among the best. It has also the joyous touch which characterises many of many of Sutcliff's books; that extra piece of magic and mystery which makes it linger in the mind.