At a glance:
- Author: Rumer Godden
- First Published: 1987
- Type of Work: Autobiography
- Time of Work: 1907-1946
- Setting: England and India
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography
- Subjects: Maturation or coming of age, Memory, Authors or writers, Manners or customs, England or English people, India or East Indian people, Lifestyles
- Locales: Europe, Asia, England, India, United Kingdom
Form and Content
Rumer Godden, the second of four daughters of Arthur Leigh Godden and Katherine Hingley Godden, was born December 10, 1907, in Eastbourne, Sussex. Taken to India in infancy (her father worked for the oldest Indian inland navigation company), she began a childhood that was divided between India and England and that was to have great influence on her career as a writer. A prolific author of children’s books, poetry, novels, and works of nonfiction, Godden has seen six of her stories become films. A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep, the first volume of her...
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