The Shining Company
Publish date: September 1st 1992
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
Well written historical fiction told from the point of view of a shieldbearer (similar to a squire) of one of the Shining Company (similar in purpose to the Spartan Three Hundred, but not used as nobly or as effectively). Prosper, the protaganist shieldbearer (i.e. narrator), grew up fast during th...
I have a long-standing love affair with Rosemary Sutcliff. Not literally, of course. In my opinion, she is simply the best of the best when it comes to historical fiction. I had never read The Shining Company before but it is now high on my recommended list. The book expands the events described ...