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

Rumer Godden, Jane Ray, Jacqueline Wilson

Discover Rumer Godden's magical stories in this beautiful collection

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Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller
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Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller

Phyllis Lassner, Lucy Le-Guilcher

From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published more than 60 books, including novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry. Focusing on Godden's writing from the 1930s onward, this title demonstrates the richness and variety of...

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An Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic
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An Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

Someone has been digging up the private garden in the Square. Miss Angela Chesney of the Garden Committee is sure that a gang of local boys is to blame, but her sister, Olivia, isn't so sure. She wonders why the neighbourhood...

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Thursday's Children: A Virago Modern Classic
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Thursday’s Children: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

Doone Penny is a child with a gift - he was born to dance. But though others recognise his talent, there is little encouragement from his family. His mother preens over his pretty sister, Crystal, also a dancer, but fiercely...

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The Peacock Spring
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The Peacock Spring

Rumer Godden

Not a usual marker, but a feather, a tip feather from a peacock's train, lucently blue and green ...

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 Read reviewThe Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House
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The Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House

Rumer Godden, Jane Ray

Discover the secret life of dolls in this beautiful collection.

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The Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic
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The Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

'All horses can walk - some badly, some well, but to a few is given a gift of movement feline in its grace, a slouching, flowing continuous movement that is a joy to watch. Dark Invader strode in glorious rhythm, his great...

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Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Virago Modern Classic
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Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden, Rosie Thomas

Set in Kashmir, this is the story of Sophie, a young and idealistic Englishwoman with two young daughters who decides to set up house in a remote Indian village. However, her blissful ignorance of the turmoil that her arrival...

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Black Narcissus: A Virago Modern Classic
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Black Narcissus: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden, Rosie Thomas

Beginning work in the orchards and opening a school and a dispensary for the Himalayan mountain people, the Sisters of Mary are dependent for help on the English agent, Mr Dean. But his charm and insolent candour are...

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Listen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic
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Listen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

'Never forget, Charlotte, you were born to be a dancer ...Never forget. Promise.' Before her ballet teacher died, Lottie promised Madame Holbein to be the dancer her mother never lived to become. Orphaned at birth, Lottie has been...

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The Greengage Summer
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The Greengage Summer

Rumer Godden

On and off, all that hot French August, we made ourselves ill from eating the greengages ...

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Coromandel Sea Change
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Coromandel Sea Change

Rumer Godden

'They came for the sea change,' said Auntie Sanni and she might have added ... 'into something rich and strange'

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Breakfast with the Nikolides: A Virago Modern Classic
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Breakfast with the Nikolides: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden, Rosie Thomas

Louise sets out for India with her two daughters to stay with her estranged husband. They arrive at his farm in the vast plains of East Bengal and soon the fragile relationships between the four family members start to break...

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The Diddakoi
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The Diddakoi

Rumer Godden

A timeless children's classic reissued with a stunning new package.

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The Story of Holly and Ivy
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The Story of Holly and Ivy

Rumer Godden, Christian Birmingham

It is the day before Christmas and the toys in Mr Blossom's shop know it is their last chance to be sold. Holly, a little doll dressed especially for Christmas, wishes hard for her own special child to come and buy her. But the...

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The River: A Virago Modern Classic
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The River: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

Set in the Bay of Bengal, 'The River' is the story of Harriet, an English girl caught between two worlds. Her sister is no longer a playmate, her brother is still a child. For Harriet, the comforting rhythm of childhood is about...

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The Battle of the Villa Fiorita: A Virago Modern Classic
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The Battle of the Villa Fiorita: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

When their mother leaves the country to be with her lover, Hugh and Caddie Clavering's seemingly perfect life falls apart. Devestated, and desperate for her to come back, the children travel alone to the Villa Fiorita on Lake...

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The River: A Virago Modern Classic
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The River: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

Set in the Bay of Bengal, 'The River' is the story of Harriet, an English girl caught between two worlds. Her sister is no longer a playmate, her brother is still a child. For Harriet, the comforting rhythm of childhood is about...

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The Lady and the Unicorn: A Virago Modern Classic
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The Lady and the Unicorn: A Virago Modern Classic

Rumer Godden

In a crumbling Calcutta mansion, with faded frescos and a jasmine-covered garden, the Lemarchant family live, clinging to the fringes of respectability: neither Indian nor English, they are accepted by no one and exploited by all....

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Russian Foreign Policy Beyond Putin
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Russian Foreign Policy Beyond Putin

Eugene Rumer

Examines the key drivers of Russian foreign policy - domestic politics and economic, military and security considerations - and concludes with recommendations for Western policymakers on how to deal with Russia's return to the...

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The Fairy Doll
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The Fairy Doll

Rumer Godden, Gary Blythe

A beautiful edition of this delightful story about fairies by a master storyteller -- published in the Godden centenary year

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The Diddakoi
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The Diddakoi

Rumer Godden

A timeless children's classic reissued in Rumer Godden's Centenary year.

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In This House of Brede
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In This House of Brede

Rumer Godden

This extraordinarily sensitive and insightful portrait of religious life centers on Philippa Talbot, a highly successful professional woman who leaves her life among the London elite to join a cloistered Benedictine community....

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An Episode of Sparrows
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An Episode of Sparrows

Rumer Godden

In post-World War II London, two street-tough children attempt to build a hidden garden--an act that awakens hidden courage in the children and profoundly disrupts the neighborhood.

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Mousewife
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Mousewife

Rumer Godden, William Pene Du Bois

Day in and day out the dutiful mousewife works alongside her mousehusband in the house of Miss Barbara Wilkinson. It is a nice house and the mousewife is for the most part happy collecting crumbs and preparing a nest for her...

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Barrier Containment Technologies for the Environmental Remediation Applications
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Barrier Containment Technologies for the Environmental Remediation Applications

Ralph R. Rumer, Michael E. Ryan

Assessing the advantages, limitations and performance of each containment component, both individually and in combinations, this comprehensive review examines the state of knowledge, constructability and response of the three main...

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 Read reviewSeasons Of My Soul
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Seasons Of My Soul

Rumer

The debut album from singer-songwriter Rumer, including the
single "Aretha". It follows the success of her EP, Slow. Musically,
Seasons Of My Soul is influenced by Rumer's upbringing, which takes
in a childhood spent in an...

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Boys Dont Cry
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Boys Dont Cry

Rumer

Rumer is the professional name of the British female
singer-songwriter Sarah Joyce. 'Boys Don't Cry' is the second album
follwing her critically acclaimed debut 'Seasons Of My Soul'. The
album was produced by Steve Brown, and...

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Wild Cherry Dvd
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Wild Cherry Dvd

Lustig Dana, Rumer Willis, Rob Schneider, Tia Carrere, Dana Lustig

Never Give It Up

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