Godden, Rumer 1907-1998
Most widely held works about Rumer Godden
Most widely held works by Rumer Godden
In this house of Brede by Rumer Godden ( Book )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,639 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 )
57 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 2,434 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 )
46 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 2,187 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 story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden ( Book )
41 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly.
The battle of the Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden ( Book )
29 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 1,997 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 greengage summer, a novel by Rumer Godden ( Book )
71 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,798 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 )
61 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,798 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 peacock spring by Rumer Godden ( Book )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,757 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 )
6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1,735 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.
Five for sorrow, ten for joy by Rumer Godden ( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 1,642 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.
Kingfishers catch fire : a novel by Rumer Godden ( Book )
47 editions published between 1953 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,603 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 )
37 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
Prayers from the ark by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold ( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark.
Thursday's children by Rumer Godden ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and French and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
As he tags along to his spoiled sister's ballet classes, Doone discovers and develops his own rare and special talents.
A time to dance, no time to weep by Rumer Godden ( Book )
28 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
The first volume of the writer's autobiography spanning the years 19071946. Tells the story of her childhood in India, her marriage, and her life bringing up two children alone in poverty.
The river by Rumer Godden ( Book )
65 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
A young English girl named Harriet comes of age while living with her family in India in the early twentieth century.
Black narcissus by Rumer Godden ( Book )
67 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Anglican Sisters are sent to a remote community in the Himalayas to establish a convent.
Coromandel sea change by Rumer Godden ( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,354 libraries worldwide
Spændingsroman, som udspiller sig på et badehotel ved den indiske sydkyst.
A house with four rooms by Rumer Godden ( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
The mousewife by Rumer Godden ( Book )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 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.
Animals Authors, English Ballet dancing Biography British Catholics Catholic women Children Country homes Country life Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dollhouses Dolls Domestic fiction Drama England England--London English fiction Families Fathers and daughters Fiction France Godden, Jon,--1906-1984 Godden, Rumer,--1907-1998 Great Britain History Homes Hotels India India--Bengal India--Calcutta Intellectual life Italy Juvenile works Large type books Manners and customs Mice Monastic and religious life of women Mother and child Noah's ark Novelists, English Nuns Orphans Personal narratives Poetry Religious fiction Romanies Street children Translations Women and literature
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 Godden.
Foster, Margaret Rumer Godden, 1907-1998
Foster, Rumer Godden.
Foster, Rumer Godden, 1907-1998
Früherer Name Foster, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Früherer Name Rumer, Margaret 1907-1998
Godden, Margaret R. 1907-1998
Godden, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden.
Haynes-Dixon, Rumer Godden, 1907-1998
Rumer Godden, Margret 1907-1998
Haynes Dixon, Margaret Rumer 1907-1998
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