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Goudge, Elizabeth 1900-1984

Works: 366 works in 2,018 publications in 10 languages and 37,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Fantasy films  Children's films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Collector
Classifications: PR6013.O74, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Goudge
Green Dolphin Street : a novel by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

138 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The time [of this novel] is 1830--the place, the little city of Saint Pierre on the largest of the Channel Islands. The main characters are Sophie and Octavius Le Patourel, parents of the heroines--Marianne ... and Marguerite ... both in love with handsome William Ozanne, whose father Sophie had loved in her youth. In addition, there is a revealing picture of pioneer life in New Zealand." Huntting
Pilgrim's Inn by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

23 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and Nadine Eliot buy an old Pilgrim's inn. The influence of the place gradually brings happiness to those who seek its shelter
The little white horse by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

94 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1842, thirteen-year-old orphan Maria Merryweather arrives at her ancestral home in an enchanted village in England's West Country, where she discovers it is her destiny to right the wrongs of her ancestors and end an ancient feud
The dean's watch by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

66 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English cathedral town in the mid-nineteenth century forms the background for the warm and gentle story of Isaac Peabody, an obscure clockmaker, a dreamer but a dedicated craftsman, and of Adam Ayscough, the brilliant, pious Dean of the Cathedral, whose great love for his parishioners is stifled by his own unconquerable shyness
The child from the sea by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Lucy Walter, mother of the Duke of Monmouth
The scent of water by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired educator and London government service administrator living in a rural house inherited from her aunt finds renewal, hope and consolation for earlier unsatisfying relationships and her lack of religious faith by learning more about her aunt and herself
Gentian Hill by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

53 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story of a midshipman and an orphan farm girl, set on the Devonshire coast in the days when the shadow of Napolean threatened the peace of England
The heart of the family by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

65 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a lovable English family whose sensibilities are affected by the sufferings of a war refugee, a former musician
The white witch by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic tale set in 17th-century England, when Cavaliers struggle with Puritans to keep the throne safe for King Charles 1st
A city of bells by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

96 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jocelyn Irvin, a dispirited Boer War veteran, opens a bookshop in an English cathedral town and produces a play started by a former occupant
The bird in the tree by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

44 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a family who lives in an 18th-century house at Damerosehay on the Hampshire coast
The rosemary tree by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

50 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic tale, set in a Devon village and with two plots, one involving a young man just released from prison and the other revolving around the household of a gentle, dreamy minister and his ex-actress wife
A book of comfort : an anthology by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A treasury of prose and poetry offerings, wisdom and consolation for the difficulties and challenges of life."
The lost angel by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all-new Christmas stories
My God and my all; the life of St. Francis of Assisi by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Book of faith by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castle on the hill by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

33 editions published between 1942 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an assorted set of characters brought together in a castle in the Southwest of England in 1940
The middle window by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

47 editions published between 1935 and 2002 in English and French and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy is ever so bored with London and her glamorous, perfect life. Strong-willed, she prevails on her parents and fiance to change their summer plans and head for cold, damp Scotland. Here she hopes to find the freedom she craves. Judy's carefree life comes to a sudden halt when it is merged with Judith MacDonald who lived two centuries earlier
Towers in the mist by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

48 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and French and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canon Gervas Leigh and his eight children in Oxford during the 16th century
Linnets and Valerians by Elizabeth Goudge( Book )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and French and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left in the care of their strict grandmother, the four Linnet children still have a happy summer with Uncle Ambrose, his one-legged gardener, and the people of a small English village
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.13 for The secret ... to 0.95 for The joy of ...)

The little white horse
Alternative Names
Beauchamp Goudge, Elizabeth de 1900-1984

Elizabeth Goudge britisk skribent

Elizabeth Goudge Brits schrijfster (1900-1984)

Elizabeth Goudge brittisk författare

Elizabeth Goudge écrivaine britannique

Elizabeth Goudge englische Schriftstellerin, Autorin von Das kleine weiße Pferd

Elizabeth Goudge scrittrice inglese

Elizabeth Goudgeová

Goudge, Elisabeth 1900-1984

Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984

Goudge, Elizabeth de Beauchamp

Gūji, Erizabesu 1900-1984

Гоудж, Элизабет

グージ, エリザベス



English (721)

German (103)

French (89)

Spanish (13)

Chinese (5)

Italian (4)

Romanian (2)

Russian (2)

Czech (2)

Slovak (1)

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