The shock of being diagnosed with a terminal disease- one of the cruelest in medical annals, is made even more confusing and ironic by a fantastic gift that accompanies it...You will laugh. You will cry. And you will enjoy one of the most moving love stories ever written...You will never forget the “man-child”, Simon, with his unparalleled joys and his unimaginable sorrows. And you are sure to be exhilarated by a gripping conclusion.
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It had never seemed important during their boyhood that Simon Carey was for Parliament and his friend Amias Hannaford a royalist. But when Civil War breaks out, they find themselves fighting on different sides. Finally the day comes when the friends must put their friendship to the test.About the Author:
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.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110192714422
Book Description Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0192714422 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0970485
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0192714422