The Armourer's House [Read] Author Rosemary Sutcliff



10 thoughts on “The Armourer's House

  1. says:

    Delightful My six year old was enchanted by this simple domestic story about a little girl in Tudor London Partway through we discussed the absence of illustrations I don't need them she confided in a whisper I can see the pictures in my head And so can I

  2. says:

    I remember reading this as a 12 year old child and absolutely loving it One of those classic children's books that transport you to another time and place in which you inwardly live until the story is finished and even for a while afterwards

  3. says:

    This is honestly one of my favourite books on my shelves A delightful conversational tone rather reminiscent of the Chronic

  4. says:

    Sutcliff's descriptions are always so beautiful And her characters Oh her characters are so wonderfully drawn Not my most favourite but still very good

  5. says:

    This is really a book for children I didn't like it as much as her Roman Britain series 'The Eagle of the Ninth' etc I thought it gave a very idealised view of Tudor England there wasn't much realism it was all too cosy even for children My main reason for reading it was because it was published in the year of my birth so I can tick off one of the Reading Challenge categories

  6. says:

    This was a sweet little book One of Sutcliff's stories for a juvenile audience it's a slice of life in Tudor England under the reign of Henry

  7. says:

    I love how older books just have this JOY to them a sort of swooping in your chest and tickle at the back of your throat from the wonder of the world through a child’s eyes and the utter certainty that no matter how bad it gets everything will be all right The descriptions in this were simply marvelous and I knew all alo

  8. says:

    I picked this children's book off the family bookcase when I wanted a uick easy read It's a pleasant tale set in London during the time of Henry the VIII There's not much plot but the details of life in a well off but not noble family during p

  9. says:

    Holy shit the unconscious racism A child has to play the villain in make believe her red headed cousins tell her because her white coloring is dark of skin hair and eye People in Europe are curious about the New World bec

  10. says:

    Historical fiction for children A very sweet little book that would probably make a great read aloud

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SUMMARY ¾ LONDONWINCHESTERHOTEL.CO.UK ↠ Rosemary Sutcliff

Ea that she loved with her Uncle Martin the ship merchantBut instead she is bound for busy bustling Tudor London and the armourer's house far from the coast and far from This is really a book for children I didn t like it as much as her Roman Britain series The Eagle of the Ninth etc I thought it gave a

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If only she'd been born a boy Tamsyn would never have been sent away to Uncle Gideon's the armourer's house when her grandmother died She could have stayed by the wild s Delightful My six year old was enchanted by this simple domestic story about a little girl in Tudor London Partway through we discussed

SUMMARY ¾ LONDONWINCHESTERHOTEL.CO.UK ↠ Rosemary Sutcliff

Her beloved ships Homesick and lonely in the loud family of cousins it isn't until she meets the strange old Wise Woman that Tamsyn is finally promised her heart's desi I love how older books just have this JOY to them a sort of swooping in your chest and tickle at the back of your throat from the wonder