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The Bird in the Tree By Elizabeth Goudge

The Bird in the Tree
by Elizabeth Goudge

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The first in the classic trilogy of novels about the Eliots of Damerosehay
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The Bird in the Tree Summary

The Bird in the Tree: Book One of The Eliot Chronicles by Elizabeth Goudge

Lucilla has spent a lifetime making the Hampshire estate of Damerosehay a tranquil haven for the Eliot family. When her favourite grandson, David, falls in love with an unsuitable woman Lucilla feels is unsuitable, she sees her most cherished ambitions put at risk. But can she persuade David and Nadine to put duty before love?

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The Bird in the Tree Reviews

Genuine discernment and poignancy The Sunday Times Lively and charming The Observer Leaves the reader with a warm glow in the emotions TES

About Elizabeth Goudge

Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge was born on April 24th 1900 in Wells, Somerset, where her father was Principal of Wells Theological College. Although she had privately intended writing as a career, her parents insisted she taught handicrafts in Oxford. She began writing in her spare time and her first novel ISLAND MAGIC, set in Guernsey, was a great success here and in America. GREEN DOLPHIN COUNTRY (1944) projected her to fame, netting a Literary Guild Award and a special prize of GBP30,000 from Louis B. Mayer of MGM before being filmed. In her later years Elizabeth Goudge settled in Henley-on-Thames. She died on April 1st, 1984.

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The Bird in the Tree: Book One of The Eliot Chronicles by Elizabeth Goudge
Elizabeth Goudge
Used - Good
Hodder & Stoughton
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