Rumer Godden
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1908
Birth Place:
Eastbourne, England, UK

Biography

Author of 21 novels, noted British writer Rumer Godden specialized in stories recounting her remarkable experiences in India. Many of her stories have been the basis of popular movies, such as Black Narcissus, and she also contributed to the film adaptation The River (1951). The daughter of a shipping line owner, Godden was born in England but was raised in India from the age of nine months. When...