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Godden, Rumer 1907-1998

Works: 459 works in 2,346 publications in 15 languages and 79,565 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Historical fiction  Pastoral fiction  Poetry  History  Drama  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Compiler, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6013.O2, 823.912
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In this house of Brede by Rumer Godden( Book )
44 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 2,785 libraries worldwide
Set in England, this is a novel about a successful career woman in her forties who renounces the world to enter Brede monastery, a cloistered order of English Benedictine nuns and what happens to her thereafter
The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden( Book )
61 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,783 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly
An episode of sparrows, a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
74 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,588 libraries worldwide
The story of how two London slum children made a garden from a packet of cornflower seeds and how it changed the lives of rich and poor
The battle of the Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden( Book )
50 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,306 libraries worldwide
When their mother runs off with another man, young Caddie and Hugh journey from London to Italy to bring their mother home
Two under the Indian sun by Jon Godden( Book )
41 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
The Godden sisters "have written of five years in their early lives when they were sent back to India to escape the bombs of W.W.I. They recall their lives in the village and its environs in what is now East Pakistan." Library J
The dolls' house by Rumer Godden( Book )
85 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,095 libraries worldwide
The activities, sorrows, and joys of a family of dolls living in an old doll house are related from the dolls' point of view
The greengage summer, a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
77 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,062 libraries worldwide
Five naive English children, thrown on their own in a French inn, find themselves surrounded by mysterious and violent activities
China Court : the hours of a country house : a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
48 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,035 libraries worldwide
Modern love story, set in Cornwall and interwoven with the living past of five generations of the Quin family, and illustrative of life - as Chaucer says - as a "thinne subtil knittinge of thinges". A medieval book of hours plays a part in the plot
The peacock spring by Rumer Godden( Book )
45 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
A novel about two English school girls, who are summoned from England to New Delhi by their diplomat father. Una, the older sister, meets a young man, and a secret love develops
The river by Rumer Godden( Book )
93 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,834 libraries worldwide
A girl in India growing into womanhood experiences the changes which the passage of time brings--birth and death, blindness and cruelty, love, retribution
Kingfishers catch fire : a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
59 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
An English widow gets into trouble when she attempts to westernize natives in the vale of Kashmir
Thursday's children by Rumer Godden( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
As he tags along to his spoiled sister's ballet classes, Doone discovers and develops his own rare and special talents
The diddakoi by Rumer Godden( Book )
49 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
Kizzy Lovell, a 7-year old gypsy, wanted no part of school because of the derisive cries of her schoolmates. When her Great-Great-Gran died, Kizzy would have been wholly alone except for Admiral Twist and Miss Brooke. Learning how to accept their kindness proves as great a trial as the persistent cruelties of her schoolgirl peers, and the learning is not all on Kizzy's side
Prayers from the ark by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark
Five for sorrow, ten for joy by Rumer Godden( Book )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
In this new novel, the author returns to the theme of the religious life, and now moves to the world of the French Dominican Sisters of Béthanie, who work among the whores, drug addicts, and vagrants of the great cities. The heroine is Lise, an English girl who, after the liberation of Paris, falls into bad company and, after a period in one of Paris's smartest brothels, becomes a successful madam -- La Balafrée, the Scarred One
Black narcissus by Rumer Godden( Book )
90 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
Anglican Sisters are sent to a remote community in the Himalayas to establish a convent
Coromandel sea change by Rumer Godden( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
The Coromandel coast of southern India seems the ideal place for Mary and Blaise's honeymoon, but before long Mary begins to feel detached from her new husband and powerfully attracted to Krishnan, a local politician now in mortal danger
The mousewife by Rumer Godden( Book )
27 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
A house mouse who thinks there must be more to life than looking for food and caring for her family befriends a lonely, caged dove
The dark horse by Rumer Godden( Book )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
The kitchen Madonna by Rumer Godden( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
A boy's efforts to create an icon to please the family's new maid helps him to make new friends and discover an artistic talent
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Alternative Names
Dixon, Margaret 1907-1998
Dixon, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Dixon, Margaret Rumer Haynes 1907-1998
Dixon, Rumer Godden Haynes-.
Dixon, Rumer Godden Haynes 1907-1998
Foster, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Foster, Margaret Rumer Godden.
Foster, Margaret Rumer Godden 1907-1998
Foster, Rumer Godden.
Foster, Rumer Godden 1907-1998
Godden, Margaret R. 1907-1998
Godden, Margaret Rumer
Godden, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Haynes Dixon, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden.
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden 1907-1998
Rumer Godden, Margret 1907-1998
Rumer, Margaret 1907-1998
ゴッデン, R
ゴッデン, ルーマー
English (926)
French (38)
Spanish (29)
German (20)
Japanese (17)
Italian (12)
Swedish (8)
Dutch (8)
Polish (7)
Danish (6)
Finnish (4)
Urdu (1)
Hebrew (1)
Catalan (1)
Norwegian (1)
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