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Sword at sunset.

Rosemary Sutcliff

Sword at sunset.

by Rosemary Sutcliff

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1963.

SeriesPeacock books -- PK51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13809835M

The title Sword at Sunset points to this metaphor, as do the prequel and sequel The Lantern Bearers and Dawn Wind. Darker and Edgier: Sword at Sunset is the only book in the Dolphin Ring sequence written for adults. Besides the sexual content, it's more pessimistic and depressing, which is saying something. Get this from a library! Sword at sunset. [Rosemary Sutcliff] -- A re-creation of the story of King Arthur, stripped of its medieval chivalric embellishments and based upon myth, legend, and modern archeological findings.

Nov 18,  · 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 dreamPages: Get this from a library! Sword at sunset. [Rosemary Sutcliff] -- 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.

Jan 20,  · In Sword at Sunset, Rosemary Sutcliff knows we know how the story goes — she begins with Arthur’s end, as he lays dying and contemplating the course of his life. Artos, rather, for this is a version which places the legend shortly after the withdrawal of the Roman legions from Britain, and imagines the hero as a Roman-trained war leader. Editions for Sword at Sunset: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Ki Cited by: 5.


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SWORD AT SUNSET I borrowed Sword at Sunset from my local library in my youth and thought it wonderful. Many years later I found it in paperback and settled down with much anticipation to read it. I put it down after half a chapter, unable to read further because of the densely packed lines, poor paper and blurry print.

It was a sore disappointment/5. Apr 20,  · Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics) [Rosemary Sutcliff, Jack Whyte] on cateringwhidbey.com *FREE* shipping Sword at sunset. book qualifying offers. This brilliant reconception of the Arthurian epic cuts through the familiar myths and tells the story of the real King Arthur: Artos the Bear/5(98).

Sword at Sunset is a best-selling novel by Rosemary cateringwhidbey.com of her few historical novels written specifically for adults, it is her interpretation of the legend of King Arthur.

This is the first novel that Sutcliff wrote using a first-person singular point of view for her cateringwhidbey.com: Rosemary Sutcliff. 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.

Apr 20,  · Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics) - Kindle edition by Rosemary Sutcliff, Jack Whyte. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics).Cited by: 5.

"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."/5(5).

Sword At Sunset [Sutcliff] on cateringwhidbey.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. by Rosemary Sutcliff - pages/5(97).

"Sword At Sunset" tells the story of Artos the Bear, the war leader who will one day be known in legends as King Arthur, and his valiant struggle to fend off the invading Saxons, Angles and Jutes who are descending on Britain in the wake of the Roman evacuation in ever-increasing numbers.

The book also touches on Arthur's negative light in /5(97). Sword at Sunset Overview. Sword at Sunset, by Rosemary Sutcliff, takes a different look at the tale of Arthur and his Knights.

Basing her work on research about an actual man, Artos, who lived on the British Isles, a story emerges that resembles the Arthurian legend. Sunset's In-Depth Studies.

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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.

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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 perspective.

It is prefaced by the poem "Hic Jacet Arthurus Rex Quondam Rexque Futurus" by Francis Brett. The next book in the series, Sword at Sunset, continues the same story. Arthur's supposed uncle, Ambrosius Aurelianus is seen as a remnant of the old Roman ways trying to defend his homeland against what seems to be an unstoppable invasion of foreign cateringwhidbey.com: Rosemary Sutcliff.

Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics series) by 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 been the real King Arthur—Artos the Bear, the mighty warrior-king who saved.

May 01,  · SWORD AT SUNSET User Review - Kirkus. The Arthurian legend has taken on the dimensions of a cult, intensified by the popular success of The Once and Future King and its musical version in Camelot. 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.4/5(32). Sword At Sunset () About book: 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 historical subjects.

She also penned nonfiction works and adult fiction. Sword At Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at cateringwhidbey.com. Sword at Sunset - Chapters Summary & Analysis Rosemary Sutcliff This Study Guide consists of approximately 57 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Sword at Sunset.Sword at Sunset (Rediscovered Classics) View larger image.

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Learn about membership options, or view our freely available titles. This is a copyrighted book.Sword At Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff available in Trade Paperback on cateringwhidbey.com, also read synopsis and reviews. This brilliant Arthurian epic cuts through the mists of pagan, early Christian, and medieval.