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Godden, Jon 1906-1984

Overview
Works: 39 works in 186 publications in 4 languages and 7,026 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6013.O18, 828.91403
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Publications about Jon Godden
Publications by Jon Godden
Publications by Jon Godden, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jon Godden
 
Most widely held works by Jon Godden
Shiva's pigeons : an experience of India by Jon Godden( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
This book portrays the enormous diversity of life styles and the wide ranging ethnic differences among the peoples of India
In her garden by Jon Godden( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Ahmed and the old lady by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Mercy, pity, peace, and love : stories by Rumer Godden( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Set in the rice fields of Bengal, the streets of Calcutta, and the mountains of northern Kashmir, the authors explore the themes of courage, the coming of manhood, the worship of different gods, and the clash of culture between East and West
Mrs. Starr lives alone by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A winter's tale by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Story of a girl's infatuation for a successful writer who seeks seclusion in a snowbound English country house, and its effect on another member of the household - the handsome Alsatian dog, Sylvie
In the sun by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
English spinster hopes to find peace on Majorca after accidentally causing her unloved father's death, but finds herself a victim of her young nephew's blackmail scheme
The seven islands by Jon Godden( Book )
11 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
This is a beautiful and grave little tale; the scene and soul is India, the India of the river Ganges with its placid flowing life which goes on much the same today as it has always done. Only a few people come ang go in boats about their business until a rich man and his band of followers arrive to found a temple; the story is the impact of their wealth and good intentions on the peace of this ancient and sacred place
Mrs. Panopoulis by Jon Godden( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated old lady stops for a day on an African island, where she arranges a happy future for her grandniece but finds more drama than she had bargained for
Indian dust by Rumer Godden( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories set in India
Two under the Indian sun by Jon Godden( Book )
34 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
In 1914, following the outbreak of war, two small sisters, Jon and Rumer Godden, left London to return to India and their home in East Bengal - This book captures the colour, sound and smell of exotic India, and brings to life people of every kind
The house by the sea, a novel by Jon Godden( Book )
13 editions published between 1947 and 1953 in English and French and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The story of a middle aged and lonely woman who inherits some money and buys a house by the sea in Cornwall. Here she seeks to be herself and encounters an American soldier
The peacock by Jon Godden( Book )
10 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The city and the wave by Jon Godden( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and Danish and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Love story of an introverted Anglo-Indian and a homeless girl in a crowded city near Bay of Bengal
The bird escaped by Jon Godden( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Ahmed's lady by Jon Godden( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Kitten with blue eyes: a novel by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Told in winter by Jon Godden( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Streunende Katzen empfängt man nicht : Roman by Jon Godden( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Godden, Winsome Ruth Key 1906-1984
Jon Godden British writer
Languages
English (142)
German (9)
Danish (6)
French (5)
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