Saturday, July 13, 2013

Inspiration (Part 4)

Here's another inspirational book I'm reading. This one was brought to my attention by the excellent article on Y Gododdin by James Morris in Wargames Illustrated issue #300:

Even though this is a Young Adult novel, Sutcliff writes very well and her choice of words and phrasing really captures the feel of a bygone era. For example, when the protagonist notices something he uses the phrase "I mind." It's an archaic usage of the word that, when used consistently, makes you feel as though you are in a different time. It's amazing what a difference in the reading a little thing like that can make.

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