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The Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House: The Best of Rumer Godden
Discover Rumer Godden's magical stories in this beautiful collection
Rumer Godden: International and Intermodern Storyteller
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...
The Peacock Spring
Not a usual marker, but a feather, a tip feather from a peacock's train, lucently blue and green ...
The Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House
Discover the secret life of dolls in this beautiful collection.
An Episode of Sparrows: A Virago Modern Classic
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...
The Dark Horse: A Virago Modern Classic
'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...
The Greengage Summer
On and off, all that hot French August, we made ourselves ill from eating the greengages ...
Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Virago Modern Classic
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...
Breakfast with the Nikolides: A Virago Modern Classic
Louise sets out to India with her two daughters to stay with her estranged husband. They arrive at his farm in the vast and unstable plains of East Bengal and almost immediately the fragile relationships between the four family...
Black Narcissus: A Virago Modern Classic
Through the cool, bright air of the Himalayan mountains near Darjeeling, the old Palace shines like a pale jewel ...
Coromandel Sea Change
'They came for the sea change,' said Auntie Sanni and she might have added ... 'into something rich and strange'
Listen to the Nightingale: A Virago Modern Classic
'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...
Thursday’s Children: A Virago Modern Classic
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...
The River: A Virago Modern Classic
'You can't stop days or rivers ... '
A timeless children's classic reissued with a stunning new package.
The Story of Holly and Ivy
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...
Russian Foreign Policy Beyond Putin
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...
In This House of Brede
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....
The Fairy Doll
A beautiful edition of this delightful story about fairies by a master storyteller -- published in the Godden centenary year
A timeless children's classic reissued in Rumer Godden's Centenary year.
An Episode of Sparrows
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.
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...
The Story of Holly and Ivy
Godden's classic tale, illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Cooney, is filled with the warm glow of the Christmas spirit in this stunning, newly colorized edition. Full color.
Barrier Containment Technologies for the Environmental Remediation Applications
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...
The Doll’s House
The activities, sorrows, and joys of a family of dolls living in an old doll house are related from the dolls' point of view.
I See Stars