Margaret Rumer Godden OBE (10 December 1907 – 8 November 1998) was born in England but spent much of her childhood and some of her schooling in India. She returned from England to Calcutta in 1925 where she opened a dance school for children. She wrote many books from 1936, some with an Indian setting. Some of her books have been reprinted in the series Virago Modern Classics
- Rumer Godden Wikipedia
- "Rereading the India novels by Rumer Godden" by Rosie Thomas 2 March 2013 The Guardian.
Historical books online
- A List of Virago Modern Classics viragomodern.wordpress.com. Last number is 595.