Virago have republished in February 3 Rumer Godden novels. The Battle of the Villa Fiorita, The River and, without an edition since 1937, The Lady and the Unicorn.
Rumer Godden’s unforgettable evocation of India and of childhood, of innocence and experience.
‘The River will make you laugh, make you cry and, in its way, change you for ever’ Julie Myerson
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
From the author of Black Narcissus, this acclaimed coming-of-age novel examines the tensions of divorce from a child’s perspective.
The Lady and the Unicorn
In The Lady and the Unicorn Rumer Godden explores the cultural divide in colonial India through a young, forbidden romance.
‘Touching, amusing, enchanting . . . an exceptional work’ Observer