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Rumer Godden

  • 5 stars across 24 books
    Rumer Godden (1907-98) was the acclaimed author of over sixty works of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children. Born in England, she and her siblings grew up in Narayanganj, India, and she later spent many years living in Calcutta and Kashmir. Several of her novels were made into films, including Black Narcissus, The Greengage Summer and The River , which was filmed by Jean Renoir. She was appointed OBE in 1993
    12th September 2013

    The Fairy Doll and other Tales from the Dolls' House: The Best of Rumer Godden

    'Dolls cannot tell you anything, but often their wish is as strong as telling. Have you ever felt a doll's wish?' W... More

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    22nd October 2015

    Miss Happiness and Miss Flower

    A beautifully illustrated cover edition of Rumer Godden's classic story about friendship and family, Miss Happines... More

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    25th October 2010

    Mousewife

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    17th April 2014

    An Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic

    By the author of Black Narcissus With a foreword by JACQUELINE WILSON 'A masterpiece of constructi... More

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    4th April 2013

    Listen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic

    By the author of Black Narcissus . 'Her craftsmanship is always sure; her understanding of character is ... More

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    4th April 2013

    Thursday's Children: A Virago Modern Classic

    'Her craftsmanship is always sure; her understanding of character is compassionate and profound; her prose is pure, de... More

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    1st September 2012

    Mouse Time

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    10th October 2013

    The Diddakoi

    Rumer Godden's The Diddakoi won the 1972 Whitbread Children's Book Award . Everyone in Kizzy's town hates h... More

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    17th April 2014

    The Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic

    By the author of Black Narcissus . 'One of our best and most captivating novelists' Philip Hensher All ... More

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    22nd October 2015

    Little Plum

    When Gem moves into The House Next Door, Nona and Belinda think she's stuck up and vow to have nothing to do with her.... More

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