Author Archives: Rumer Godden Literary Trust

Virago Republish Three Titles

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. The River Rumer Godden’s unforgettable evocation of India and of childhood, of innocence … Continue reading

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The Dark Horse, Republished by Virago Modern Classics

“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, … Continue reading

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Virago Modern Classics Republish An Episode of Sparrows

“A masterpiece of construction and utterly, realistically convincing … Lovejoy, Tip and Sparkey were so real to me that they have stayed alive in my head for more than fifty years” Jacqeline Wilson Someone has been digging up the private garden in the … Continue reading

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Virago and Pan Macmillan republish 13 titles

Rumer Godden is now a Virago Modern Classics author. Virago have just republished 10 titles; Black Narcissus, China Court, A Fugue in Time, Breakfast with the Nikolides,  Cromartie vs the God Shiva, Five for Sorrow Ten for Joy, In this … Continue reading

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New Edition of Mouse Time

Mouse Time is a 2 story volume featuring Mouse House and The Mousewife, first published by Methuen Children’s Books in 1984. Both stories were originally published as separate hardbacks. This new edition features Martin Ursell’s illustrations from the 1984 edition … Continue reading

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New Fairy Doll Collection

Macmillan have issued a new children’s collection entitled “The Fairy Doll & Other Tales from the Dolls House”. This collection includes seven books in one volume with a foreword by Jacqueline Wilson. “Discover the secret life of dolls in this … Continue reading

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The River launches new Virago series

New hardback edition of The River The River is to feature in a new range of hardbacks. It is part of the new VMC Coming Of Age Collection and will be published by Virago Modern Classics as part of the … Continue reading

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