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Godden, Rumer 1907-1998

Works: 506 works in 2,612 publications in 14 languages and 76,060 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Religious fiction  Poetry  Historical fiction  Pastoral fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Author of screenplay, Compiler
Classifications: PR6013.O2, 823.912
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The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden( Book )
67 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,664 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a loney couple and a doll named Holly
In this house of Brede by Rumer Godden( Book )
49 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,661 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
An episode of sparrows, a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
95 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,510 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
Two under the Indian sun by Jon Godden( Book )
44 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 2,114 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 )
84 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,962 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 )
90 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,961 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 )
31 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,856 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 )
51 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 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 )
83 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 libraries worldwide
An account of two adolescent girls of an Anglo-Indian family in Bengal
Prayers from the ark by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold( Book )
18 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark
Black narcissus by Rumer Godden( Book )
87 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
Anglican Sisters are sent to a remote community in the Himalayas to establish a convent
Kingfishers catch fire : a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
66 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
An English widow gets into trouble when she attempts to westernize natives in the vale of Kashmir
Five for sorrow, ten for joy by Rumer Godden( Book )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 1,573 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
The diddakoi by Rumer Godden( Book )
41 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,553 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
Thursday's children by Rumer Godden( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
As he tags along to his spoiled sister's ballet classes, Doone discovers and develops his own rare and special talents
Coromandel sea change by Rumer Godden( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,296 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 )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 1,292 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 )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Dark Invader, a superbly bred racehorse, that has had a disappointing first season, is sold and shipped from England to Calcutta where, with love and gentle handling, he wins the hearts of the people and becomes the firm favourite for the prestigious Viceroy Cup. But, only days before the race, an alarming incident occurs which threatens to destroy his chances, and the way disaster is averted is nothing short of a miracle. A richly glowing portrait of India in the thirties, and a moving portrayal of the bond between man and horse
The kitchen Madonna by Rumer Godden( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,201 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
A house with four rooms by Rumer Godden( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
In this second autobiography the author describes the progression of her life as she leaves India with her two daughters and settles in London. She tells of her house moves, relationships and writing with characteristic wit and humour
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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, Laurence 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
Godden, Margret Rumer 1907-1998
Godden, Rumer 1907-1998
Haynes Dixon, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden.
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden 1907-1998
Rumer Godden britisk skribent
Rumer Godden Brits schrijfster
Rumer Godden brittiläinen kirjailija
Rumer Godden brittisk författare
Rumer Godden englische Schriftstellerin
Rumer Godden femme de lettres anglaise
Rumer Godden, Margret 1907-1998
Rumer Godden saggista e scrittrice inglese
Rumer, Margaret 1907-1998
Румер Годден
רומר גודן סופרת בריטית
고덴, 루우머 1907-1998
고덴, 마가레트 루머 1907-1998
고덴, 마가렛트 루우머 1907-1998
고든, 루머 1907-1998
ゴッデン, R
ゴッデン, ルーマー
English (922)
German (43)
Spanish (23)
French (19)
Dutch (7)
Polish (7)
Danish (5)
Swedish (5)
Italian (5)
Japanese (4)
Finnish (4)
Urdu (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Norwegian (1)
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