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For a dyed-in-the-wool author nothing is as dead as a book once it is written … she is rather like a cat whose kittens have grown up. While they were a-growing she was passionately interested in them but now they seem hardly to belong to her – and probably she is involved with another batch of kittens as I am involved with other writing.Tags in Writers And Writing
|10th December, 1907
|8th November, 1998
Margaret Rumer Godden was an English author of over 60 fiction and nonfiction books written under the name of Rumer Godden. A few of her works were co-written by her sister, Jon Godden, who wrote several novels on her own. These include Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens' childhood in a region of India that is now part of Bangladesh.
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