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Herb of Grace

By Elizabeth Goudge

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The second in the classic trilogy of novels about the Eliots of Damerosehay

Still tormented by the failure of her love affair with David Eliot, Nadine has misgivings about bringing her family to the enchanting old inn that is so near to the Eliot family home. But as the tranquil Hampshire countryside weaves its spell, all players in the drama come to discover a measure of peace and contentment.

Biographical Notes

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 £30,000 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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  • ISBN: 9780340009925
  • Publication date: 09 Dec 1993
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Coronet
'Genuine discernment and poignancy' The Sunday Times

'Lively and charming'
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'Leaves the reader with a warm glow in the emotions'