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China Court - Rumer Godden
China Court
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781844088553 (1844088553)
Publisher: Virago Press (UK)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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bestwineforlast rated it
5.0 China Court: The Hours of a Country House
One of my favorite authors-- as usual her work is great. A good read
MiriamReads rated it
Beautifully written and constructed with lovely characterization, but problematic--not just dated--in normalization (edging on romanticization) of domestic violence and spousal rape.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
Rating: 3.875* of fiveWhen I was a youngster, my mother had a lot of books from the 1930s to the 1960s on her shelves. I was allowed to roam freely among them, because she said that if I was old enough to want to read something, I should be able to do so.As one can imagine, the large majority of a m...
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Unabridged Chick rated it
I'm a Godden fan so I knew I would like China Court, but I was surprised to find I loved it. Despite not being Catholic myself, I find the cultural associations with Catholicism to be appealing and so the plot line with the Book of Hours kept me engrossed in this story. Like others have observed, ...
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