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  • When a new girl moves in next door, Nona and Belinda think she is stuck up and do not want to be friends with her, until they see that she has a Japanese doll in her window that is just like Nona's dolls....


  • Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she's sure she can find. Holly, a doll, wishes for a child to bring her to life. And the Joneses wish mor...


  • Marta is unhappy. For quietly aloof Gregory and his sister Janet, Marta, with her thick Ukrainian accent, her good cooking, and her stories, is the anchor of the house. Mother and Father, both busy architects, are gone all day and sometimes at night....


  • 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 future mouse-babies—yet...


  • When little Nona is sent from her sunny home in India to live with her relatives in chilly England, she is miserable. Then a box arrives for her in the post and inside, wrapped up in tissue paper, are two little Japanese dolls. A slip of paper says t...


  • Ever since the publication of Black Narcissus in 1939, Rumer Godden has enchanted tens of thousands of readers with over 60 books, including a dozen widely acclaimed novels for adults, her memoirs, and a constant stream of books for children and youn...










  • For more than half a century, Rumer Godden has been known as "one of the finest and subtlest writers of our day" (Saturday Review). Now one of her most endearing classics is being reissued for a new generation of readers. China Court is the story of ...


  • The Coromandel coast of southern India seems the ideal place for Mary and Blaise's honeymoon, but before long Mary begins to feel detached from her new husband and powerfully attracted to Krishnan, a local politician now in mortal danger...


  • A poignant collection of short stories centers on India and its many facets, from the fabled India of old to modern India, from the rice fields of Bengal to the streets of Calcutta, exploriong themes of love, faith, and courage...





  • PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE This lush, unforgettable saga sweeps the reader through the tumult and splendor of an extraordinary century -- and into the lives of the proud family who leased the “great house” in London for 99 years. When the orphan...


  • ";Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy is about growth, choice, struggle, and the freedom of the soul that transcends the license of the body. It is about finding sin where we least expect it."; €” Joan Chittister, from the introduction   This haunting ...


  • Una and her younger sister Hal have been abruptly summoned to live in New Delhi by their diplomat father Sir Edward Gwithiam. From the first meeting with their new tutor and companion, the beautiful Eurasian Alix Lamont, Una senses a hidden motive to...


  • Rumer Goddens story is of a family whose relationships with each other are as fragile and complicated as their relationships with India and her people. But just as the cracks and holes in the house they live in are papered over, somehow they manage t...






  • De Gasztold, Carmen Bernos / Godden, Rumer (translator). The Creatures' Choir. Illustrated by Jean Primrose. New York, The Viking Press, 1965. 16 cm x 23 cm. 69 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector's mylar. Excel...


  • Rumer Goddens story is of a family whose relationships with each other are as fragile and complicated as their relationships with India and her people. But just as the cracks and holes in the house they live in are papered over, somehow they manage t...









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    For Tottie Plantaganet, a little wooden doll, belonging to Emily and Charlotte Dane is wonderful. The only thing missing is a dollhouse that Tottie and her family could call their very own. But when the dollhouse finally does arrive, Tottie's problem...



  • Harriet is caught between two worlds: her older sister is no longer a playmate, her brother is still a little boy. And the comforting rhythm of her Indian childhood - the sounds of the jute factory, the colourful festivals that accompany each season ...


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    Elizabeth is enchanted by the beautiful fairy doll that sits at the top of the Christmas tree wearing a sparkly beaded dress and delicate silver shoes. Little Elizabeth could never be so perfect - she is always getting into trouble. Then Great-Gra...


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