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The Shining Company Rosemary Sutcliff

The Shining Company By Rosemary Sutcliff

The Shining Company by Rosemary Sutcliff

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Written by the author of Bonnie Dundee, The Light Beyond the Forest and The Sword and the Circle, this is a story of the Briton's struggles against the Saxons. It is also a portrayal of a boy reaching manhood in a different and harsher time.

The Shining Company Summary

The Shining Company by Rosemary Sutcliff

In 600 A.D. in northern Britain, Prosper becomes a shield bearer with the Companions, an army made up of three hundred younger sons of minor kings and trained to act as one fighting brotherhood against the invading Saxons.

About Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 40 books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1972 her book Tristan and Iseult was runner-up for 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. Rosemary lived for a long time in Arundel, Sussex with her dogs and in 1975, she was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and will be much missed by her many fans.

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The Shining Company by Rosemary Sutcliff
Used - Good
Penguin Random House Children's UK
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