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Rumer Godden

A Storyteller"s Life

by Anne Chisholm

  • 166 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Greenwillow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Godden, Rumer,,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • British,
  • Biography,
  • Novelists, English,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • India,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • History,
  • Literary,
  • Women,
  • Godden, Rumer,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary,
  • 1907-

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMacmillan Publishers (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7727411M
    ISBN 100688169449
    ISBN 109780688169442

      In This House of Brede is a novel by Rumer Godden published in The novel is a portrait of religious life in England that centers on Philippa Talbot, a highly successful professional woman who leaves her comfortable life among the London elite to join a cloistered Benedictine community of contemplative by: 3.   This book might be a very interesting one, but it is not a biography of Rumer Godden. Nor is it a book by Rumer Godden. Judging by the appearance of the text, it was probably published before she was born (in ); in any case, it .

      Directed by Sharon Maguire. With Andrée Bernard, Rumer Godden. Rumer Godden the 88 year old author is taken back to India, where she lived from to revisit her unconventional life there and to share with her daughter the experiences which inform all /10(1). Rumer Godden’s books are admired for many qualities but I think her greatest strength is her accurate, unsentimental portrayal of children. An Episode of Sparrows was the first book that made me cry when I was ten.

      In This House of Brede: A Novel - Ebook written by Rumer Godden. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read In This House of Brede: A Novel/5(19). Rumer Godden is the author of numerous books for children and adults, including The Story of Holly and Ivy, illustrated by Barbara Cooney, and the bestseller The Black Narcissus. Tasha Tudor has written and illustrated many books for children, including 1 is One and Mother Goose, both Caldecott Honor books.


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Margaret Rumer Godden, writing under the name Rumer Godden, wrote over sixty books. She was born Decem in Sussex, England and grew up with her three Rumer Godden book in Narayananj, which was then part of colonial India.

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Rumer Godden was born in England inreared from infancy in India, returned to England as an adult, and died in Scotland in She wrote more than sixty works during her life, works that included novels (Black Narcissus, The River), children’s books (The Kitchen Madonna, St.

Jerome and the Lion), poetry (The Creatures’ Choir) and Cited by: 3. stars. Greengage plums In this novel by Rumer Godden (one of those once well-known authors that Id never heard of before I started Rumer Godden book out online with GR friends who love older books), five English children, ages 5 to 16, are taken by their mother to France for an educational vacation - touring the battlefields of France so theyll have more appreciation for the sacrifices 4/5.

Rumer Godden, a well established author through Pan Macmillan and Virago Modern Classics, is considered by many to be one of the foremost English language authors of the 20th century. Nine of her books have been made into films.

She won The Whitbread Award for Children’s Literature in and was awarded the OBE in Black Narcissus. Looking for books by Rumer Godden. See all books authored by Rumer Godden, including The Story of Holly and Ivy, and In This House of Brede, and more on   Rumer Godden (–) was the author of more than sixty works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s literature, and is considered by many to be one of the foremost English language writers of the twentieth century.4/4(1).

Set on a tributary of the Brahmaputra, scene of the author's idyllic childhood, Rumer Godden's novels have a timeless shimmer.

But powerful adult themes underlie their surface, writes Rosie Thomas. Rumer Godden, British writer whose many novels, poems, and nonfictional works reflect her personal experiences in colonial India and in England.

Godden was taken in infancy to India and lived there until adolescence, when she was sent to a. Rumer Godden.

Rumer Godden was born in Sussex in but, at six months old, was taken out to India where her father ran a Steam Navigation company so that she and her three sisters spent most of their childhood on the banks of the great rivers of Assam and Bengal (now Bangladesh) where they lived in Narayangunj, a jute trading town.

Rumer Godden -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Premlata and the Festival of Lights by Godden, Rumer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Rumer Godden books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Rumer Godden. Novelist who excelled at writing about children and nuns but hated the film of Black Narcissus RUMER Godden, who has died a was a novelist of many gifts: she could see the world through the eyes of children with a vivid and sometimes uncomfortable realism; she excelled at portraying the sensuous atmosphere and contradictions of India in the last days of.

Rumer Godden's The Diddakoi won the Whitbread Children's Book Award. Everyone in Kizzy's town hates her because she's half-gypsy – a diddakoi. But Kizzy doesn't care. All she needs is Gran and her horse, Joe. But when Gran dies and their wagon burns down, Kizzy is.

Rumer Godden ( – ) was a novelist and memoirist born in England and raised mainly in India at the height of colonial rule. It was her own life that inspired the colorful, dramatic stories she wrote.

Though she’s no longer widely read, she was an acclaimed bestselling mid-twentieth century author, nine of whose books were adapted to major films. Godden is a master story-teller, and even if the book contains a jarring Deus ex Machina solution to a serious problem, in the context of monastic life, it is believable.

Masterful Published by User, 19 years ago5/5(6). Rumer Godden: influential but underrated Rumer Godden’s novels remain influential yet underrated. Jane Shilling speaks to her daughter and glimpses the manuscript of Kingfishers Catch Fire.

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This item may be a former library book with typical markings. No guarantee on products that contain supplements Your satisfaction is % guaranteed. The Dolls' House by Rumer. In this episode author Rumer Godden, famed for writing Black Narcissus, discusses the start of her literary career when she was five, living in India.

After two failed attempts at being published, her third book was a commercial failure, but from then on her success kept coming.