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Rungli-Rungliot by Rumer Godden, first published in 1943

Rungli-Rungliot, also published as Thus Far and No Further, is a thinly fictionalized account of Godden’s time at Jinglam (renamed Chinglam in Rungli-Rungliot… 279 more words


Virago Week: 'Thursday's Children' by Rumer Godden ****

Rumer Godden is the author of over sixty works of fiction and non-fiction, for both children and adults. Virago have recently reprinted a handful of her books to add to their impressive canon of women’s fiction. 800 more words

'Two Under the Indian Sun' by Rumer Godden ****

I cannot wait to travel to India at some point in the next few years, and was thus very much looking forward to deciding on my Indian book choice for my Around the World in 80 Books challenge.  752 more words

China Court

I really enjoyed this novel of life in an English country house throughout five generations. Although the characters at first were confusing (the author jumps around with time periods and you have to keep your head together while reading), I became enamored of the main character, Ripsie, pretty quickly. 261 more words


Rumer Godden's A Fugue in Time, or Take Three Tenses

I’ve never quite known how to classify Rumer Godden:  are her books classics?  Are they pop fiction?  Do we admit we read Rumer Godden? Or do we not mention her? 755 more words