Dawn Wind: Reissue

Paperback | April 25, 2013

byRosemary Sutcliff

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The boy lay in the silence of the great battlefield, gazing at his own hand spread on the ground beside him. The hand moved and he realized, with something like surprise, that he was not dead. His name was Owain and further up the hillside lay his father and brother, both killed by Saxonwarriors in that last great battle of Aquae Sulis.From that moment Owain knows that he must make his own way in the world and so begins his journey to face the many challenges that lie ahead. Rosemary Sutcliff is one of the greatest writers of historical fiction and Dawn Wind is an acclaimed and much-loved classic tale which will enthral readers old and new. This stunning new edition features the evocative original black and white illustrations by award-winning artist, Charles Keeping,which bring the story vividly to life.

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The boy lay in the silence of the great battlefield, gazing at his own hand spread on the ground beside him. The hand moved and he realized, with something like surprise, that he was not dead. His name was Owain and further up the hillside lay his father and brother, both killed by Saxonwarriors in that last great battle of Aquae Sulis...

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in Surrey, the daughter of a naval officer. At the age of two she contracted the progressively wasting Still's disease and spent most of her life in a wheelchair. Apart from reading, she made little progress at school and left at fourteen to attend art school, specializing in miniature painting. In the 1940s...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.07 inPublished:April 25, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192793594

ISBN - 13:9780192793591

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