Knight's Fee (英語) ペーパーバック – 1992/9/27
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Set against the violent and turbulent backdrop of Norman England, this is the story of a young ill-treated boy who is wagered and won in a game of chess between a lord and a minstrel. The author has won the Carnegie Medal and the Other Award and wrote an autobiography, Blue Remembered Hills.
Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 50 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 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. In 1975, Rosemary was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and is much missed by her many fans.