Jon Godden





Jon Godden


Born
in Assam, India
January 01, 1906

Died
January 01, 1984

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Winsome Ruth Key Godden was an English novelist who wrote under the name Jon Godden. She is the lesser known sister of author Rumer Godden. Although her work was praised by critics she was not interested in the commercial side of writing as she had a financially stable marriage. She spent most of her life in India; however when her marriage came to an end in 1957, she was forced to move back to family owned real estate in England where she remained until her death.

Average rating: 3.92 · 377 ratings · 53 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
Two Under the Indian Sun

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Mrs. Starr Lives Alone

3.59 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1972 — 2 editions
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Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love

3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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The House by the Sea

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1947 — 2 editions
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In Her Garden

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Shiva's Pigeons: an Experie...

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A Winter's Tale, a novel

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1960
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Ahmed and the Old Lady

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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Kitten with Blue Eyes

2.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1971
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In the Sun

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1965
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