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In The Peacock Spring Rumer Godden evokes the magic of an India she knows so well – and all the bitter sweetness of loyalty and love. And in the preface she explains how this perennially popular novel came to be written/5(31).
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Mass Market Paperback Based in part on Rumer Godden’s personal experiences and informed by her love of the Indian continent, where she spent the better part of her early life, The Peacock Spring is a beautiful and heartbreaking novel of loss of innocence and coming-of-age from the acclaimed author of Black Narcissus and The River/5(31).
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The dust jacket is missing. The Peacock Spring - Rumer Godden After a whole pile of trashy romances reading something where a happy ending wasn't the whole purpose of the book felt good. This book doesn't have what you could really call a happy ending (sorry if that's a spoiler, but a for a book that's been peacock spring book since I don't feel bad about giving away spoilers).
The Peacock Spring Half-sisters Hal and Una Gwithiam are suddenly withdrawn from their expensive British boarding school by their diplomat father who requires them to join him in India.
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The younger sister Hal (short for Halcyon) is delighted to leave school but Una, who excels at her studies wants to stay and take a maths exam. Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules blends folktale motifs from around the world to offer an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers.
An appendix provides more information about peacocks. Helen Cann s stunning illustrations give young readers fun opportunities to identify the colors and plant life of spring/5(21).
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In Miss Godden's contemporary bougainvillaea-scented India, the British and Indian upper castes peacock spring book enact their passions. Diplomat Sir Edward Gwithiam lives in raj splendor in his post; he's tagged by his fifteen-year-old daughter Una the ""God Almighty, God damn blasted Director of United Nations Environment Research for Asia."" Una and her sunny twelve-year-old sister Hal (for Halcyon.
Buy The Peacock Spring New Edit/Cover by Godden, Rumer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: The Peacock Spring is one of several books by Godden about India.
It is typical of her work in its portrayal of the contrasts between English and Indian cultures and its use of India as an exotic.
The Peacock Spring Summary. Godden's attitude toward men is somewhat ambivalent in The Peacock Spring. In earlier novels — and to some degree in The Peacock Spring — they serve to rescue women and children from insurmountable obstacles.
Their characters are hinted at rather than delineated. One is grateful, nonetheless, when they arrive. In The Peacock Spring Rumer Godden evokes the magic of an India she knows so well – and all the bitter sweetness of loyalty and love. And in the preface she explains how this perennially popular novel came to be written.
Share. Making it easy to match a location with a book. Editions for The Peacock Spring: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ). The peacock spring. [Rumer Godden] -- A novel about two English school girls, who are summoned from England to New Delhi by their diplomat father.
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(Dr. Lera Spencer) THE PEACOCK SPRING - To save The Peacock Spring eBook, please click the web link listed below and save the file or gain. The peacock spring. [Rumer Godden] -- When Una and her sister are summoned to New Delhi by their diplomat father, Una has trouble adjusting to her new life until she meets Ravi.
London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) The author grew up in India and wrote many wonderful books about that country. Unfortunately, most of her books are out of print; however, you can often locate them through used book services. THE PEACOCK SPRING is the riveting and sensuous story of a young girl who goes to live with her father, an English diplomat, in New Delhi/5(29).
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Directed by Christopher Morahan. With Peter Egan, Jennifer Caron Hall, Hattie Morahan, Naveen Andrews. It'sand a widowed official with the United Nations in Delhi, India brings his two daughters from England to live with him.
Tension between year old Una and Alix, a Eurasian woman acting as governess soon erupts, as Una suspects her father's motives/10(87). The author grew up in India and wrote many wonderful books about that country.
Unfortunately, most of her books are out of print; however, you can often locate them through used book services. THE PEACOCK SPRING is the riveting and sensuous story of a young girl who goes to live with her father, an English diplomat, in New Delhi/5(29).
Margaret Rumer Godden OBE (10 December – 8 November ) was an English author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books. Nine of her works have been made into films, most notably Black Narcissus in A few of her works were co-written with her older sister, novelist Jon Godden, including Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens' childhood in a region now part of.
Based in part on Rumer Godden's personal experiences and informed by her love of the Indian continent, where she spent the better part of her early life, The Peacock Spring is a beautiful and heartbreaking novel of loss of innocence and coming-of-age from the acclaimed author of.
The Peacock Spring is all about two girls, half-sisters, who come to live with their father in India. Twelve-year-old Halcyon delighted makes friend after friend and falls in love with a deposed rajah, but bookish fifteen-year-old Una resents being taken away from her studies in England.
The Peacock Spring is a poignant story of love and loss set in postcolonial India, where a rigid social system has not been markedly altered by political independence. In selecting their. In The Peacock Spring Rumer Godden evokes the magic of an India she knows so well - and all the bitter sweetness of loyalty and love.
Author Information Rumer Godden was one of Britain's most distinguished authors, with many justly famous and much-loved books for both adults and children to her credit, including The River, Black Narcissus. "The Pride of the Peacock" follows Opal Jessica Clavering (known as Jessica) Definitely not one of Holt's best.
With a hero that I was rooting against and then the setting moving to Australia, this book just had too much that in the end didn't work for it/5().
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