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The High Deeds of Finn MacCool By Rosemary Sutcliff

The High Deeds of Finn MacCool by Rosemary Sutcliff

Condition - Very Good
£6.19
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Summary

Based on traditional Irish stories dating back over thopusands of years, Rosemary Sutcliff retells the tales of Finn and the grey dog, of Dearmid and Grania, of Oisin - Finn's son- and all the other high deeds of the brotherhood of the Fianna.

The High Deeds of Finn MacCool Summary

The High Deeds of Finn MacCool by Rosemary Sutcliff

Set more than a thousand years ago in the soft green hills of Ireland, in a shifting time when enchanted creatures and the Fairy Kind still flickered in and out of the lives of men, the ancient stories of Finn MacCool and the brotherhood of the Fianna shimmer with magic. Here Rosemary Sutcliff breathes new life into adventures of these Irish heroes and their battles with strange and supernatural beings.

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.

Additional information

GOR001303144
9780099414223
0099414228
The High Deeds of Finn MacCool by Rosemary Sutcliff
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
2001-05-03
208
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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