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Rumer Godden

English writer

1907   -   1998

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, children's writer, poet
award received: Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Zilveren Griffel

Margaret Rumer Godden (10 December 1907 – 8 November 1998) was an English author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books. Nine of her works have been made into films, most notably Black Narcissus in 1947. A few of her works were co-written with her older sister, novelist Jon Godden, including Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens' childhood in a region now part of Bangladesh.
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The Diddakoi

book by Rumer Godden

author: Rumer Godden


The Story of Holly and Ivy

book by Rumer Godden

author: Rumer Godden
illustrator: Adrienne Adams

In This House of Brede

1969 novel

author: Rumer Godden


The Battle of the Villa Fiorita

novel by Rumer Godden

author: Rumer Godden


Take Three Tenses: A Fugue in Time

1945 novel written by Rumer Godden

author: Rumer Godden


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