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characters Simon Oxford Children's Library Free read Simon Oxford Children's Library 106 It had never seemed of much importance during their boyhood that Simon Carey was for Parliament and his friend Amias Hannaford a Royalist But when the Civi War between the two parties broke out and two years later they were old enough to take part in it they found themselves fighting for different sidesThis story tells of the last stages of the Civil War waged in the. For the first part of Simon I didn t enjoy it as much as some of Sutcliff s other works it was difficult I thought to get into the main character and to feel the events of the English Civil War However when I got to the last few chapters I had no desire to put the book down and the ending was all I could have wished for Yay a Sutcliff book with a happy ending Because it is such a short book the thrust of it is not really the war but the effects of the war on a single friendship Still it does give a glimpse into what England looked like at the time I appreciated that Sutcliff stayed clear for the most part of the final struggle and the eventual execution of the KingThere are three things I particularly like about Sutcliff s writing and they all came into play in this novel First is her descriptions her grasp of the little things in life that make moments stand out her turns of phrase that make the reader look at a common thing in a different light Second is her strong friendships there are definite similarities between Simon and Amias and Justin and Flavius from The Silver Branch And third would be her uiet romances I know some people don t care for this trick of hers I saw a review of The Eagle of the Ninth where the reader didn t think Marcus and Cottia were actually in love But I personally find it refreshing that Sutcliff portrays love as a homey comfortable thing something that ties the main character to home There s wisdom in that The Rabbit Effect uiet romances I know some people don t care for this trick of hers I saw a review of The Eagle of the Ninth where the reader didn t think Marcus and Cottia were actually in love But I personally find it refreshing that Sutcliff portrays love as a homey comfortable thing something that ties the main character to home There s wisdom in that

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characters Simon Oxford Children's Library Free read Simon Oxford Children's Library 106 West country; and the account of the part played by Simon in the fighting makes exciting reading Several times in the course of it he encounters Amias ; and these meetings leave him torn by conflicting loyalties Finally the day comes when he is forced to put the strength of the friendship to the test weighing it against his loyalty to the Parliamentarian causeRosemary. Brilliant story with all the historical detail you expect from Rosemary Sutcliff She really brings the English Civil War to life focusing on how it affected ordinary people not just King Charles and Oliver Cromwell Her observational writing is just beautiful too

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characters Simon Oxford Children's Library Free read Simon Oxford Children's Library 106 Sutcliffe has written a compelling and unbiased story of the troubled times of the civil war describing vividly and accurately the final campaign in the west and sharing the life and thoughts and feelings of some of the people who became involved in itHere is an author who writes with great distinctionSimon is a book that I recommend with all my heart Noel Streatfiel. This is one of my all time favorite books In the midst of the British Civil War two friends live out their own uiet drama of betrayal acceptance understanding and finally reconciliation Beautifully written and heart breakingly poignant


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  1. says: [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Rosemary Sutcliff characters Simon Oxford Children's Library

    characters Simon Oxford Children's Library Rosemary Sutcliff ß 6 Free read [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK For the first part of Simon I didn't enjoy it as much as some of Sutcliff's other works; it was difficult I thought to get into the main character and to feel the events of the English Civil War However when I got to the last few chapters I had no desire to put the book down and the ending was all I could have wished for Y

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    [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK Rosemary Sutcliff had a brilliant knack of writing adventure stories set in historical periods and making them come alive Her active characters are nearly all boys or young men but as a 10 year old girl I was right there with Marcus in Roman Britain and have enjoyed re reading the classic Eagle of the Ninth and its successors since as an adultA friend of similar age recommended Simon to me she said it was one of her al

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    characters Simon Oxford Children's Library [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK Rosemary Sutcliff ß 6 Free read Brilliant story with all the historical detail you expect from Rosemary Sutcliff She really brings the English Civil War to life focusing on how it affected ordinary people not just King Charles and Oliver Cromwel

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    [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK With the influx of very disappointing novels set amidst the tumultuous events of the English Civil War this novel by RS first published in 1953stands out as one of the few novels that does not disappointI had read some of the Sutclif

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    Rosemary Sutcliff ß 6 Free read [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK It's not precisely the uickest paced of her books but Rosemary Sutcliff could write the clash of different groups as well as anyone doing historical fiction for children and this is a wonderful example There are nuanced characters on both sid

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    [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK Rosemary Sutcliff ß 6 Free read characters Simon Oxford Children's Library This is one of my all time favorite books In the midst of the British Civil War two friends live out their own uiet drama of betrayal acceptance understanding and finally reconciliation Beautifully written and hear

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    [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK One of my very favourite books Beautifully written historical fiction and as heart wrenching as can be but somehow almost everything comes out all right My fascination with English history may well have started with this book

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Rosemary Sutcliff [Simon Oxford Children's Library] PDF/EBOOK Rosemary Sutcliff ß 6 Free read Beautifully portrayed depiction of two friends separated by beliefs but able to maintain that friendship

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  • Hardcover
  • 257
  • Simon Oxford Children's Library
  • Rosemary Sutcliff
  • en
  • 17 September 2020
  • 9780192770202