Tag: Rumer Godden

Rumer Godden’s Anti-Escapist Fiction

Sally Thomas shared an interesting essay, “Nostalgia for a Life Never Lived and The Work of Rumer Godden” by Olena Jennings. As the title suggests, the author is nostalgic for the feeling she had when she first read Rumer Godden as a teenager. I’m...

The Kitchen Madonna

On Monday and Tuesday I read The Kitchen Madonna by Rumer Godden to Isabella and Sophia. (Ben and Anthony listened a bit too, but were in and out. The story was too slow to captivate them for that long.) This is one of my favorite Godden stories and...