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Godden, Rumer 1907-1998

Works: 567 works in 2,785 publications in 14 languages and 73,872 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Religious fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Christian fiction  Poetry  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Compiler, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PR6013.O2, 823.912
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The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden( Book )
72 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,627 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly
In this house of Brede by Rumer Godden( Book )
44 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 2,615 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 )
103 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,485 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 )
40 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 2,062 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 greengage summer, a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
90 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,950 libraries worldwide
Five naive English children, thrown on their own in a French inn, find themselves surrounded by mysterious and violent activities
The dolls' house by Rumer Godden( Book )
85 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,915 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 battle of the Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden( Book )
59 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
When their mother runs off with another man, young Caddie and Hugh journey from London to Italy to bring their mother home
The peacock spring by Rumer Godden( Book )
52 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,809 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
China Court : the hours of a country house : a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
38 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,807 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 river by Rumer Godden( Book )
89 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
An account of two adolescent girls of an Anglo-Indian family in Bengal
Black narcissus by Rumer Godden( Book )
87 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,606 libraries worldwide
Anglican Sisters are sent to a remote community in the Himalayas to establish a convent
Prayers from the ark by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold( Book )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,591 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 )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
Lise crosses the bridge from a consort to the brothel owner in Paris to that of the life of the French Dominican Sisters of Bethanie
Kingfishers catch fire : a novel by Rumer Godden( Book )
65 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
An English widow gets into trouble when she attempts to westernize natives in the vale of Kashmir
The diddakoi by Rumer Godden( Book )
45 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,478 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 )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
Doone Penny uses his own gifts to help him overcome insurmountable odds to finally realize his ambition - to dance_
The mousewife by Rumer Godden( Book )
29 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 1,260 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
Coromandel sea change by Rumer Godden( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,259 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 dark horse by Rumer Godden( Book )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
Dark Invader, a thoroughbred training in India for the Viceroy Cup race, bolts from a malicious jockey and is given refuge by a convent of nuns
The kitchen Madonna by Rumer Godden( Book )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,167 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, 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-
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
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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 (1,066)
German (42)
Spanish (26)
French (20)
Dutch (9)
Italian (8)
Japanese (7)
Polish (7)
Swedish (5)
Finnish (4)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Portuguese (1)
Norwegian (1)
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