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Green Dolphin Street (original 1944; edition 1944)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0899661130, Hardcover)Elizabeth Goudge (1900-1984) was a prolific British author of novels, children's fantasies, and inspirational works. She is widely loved for her elegant prose, profound insight into human personalities, and vivid descriptions of beauty. Green Dolphin Street (1944) is Elizabeth Goudge's most famous novel for adults, winner of a Literary Guild award and adapted into a movie starring Lana Turner. A romance like no other, it is a saga of human and divine love spanning decades and the globe--from the Channel Islands to New Zealand. The Times of London praised the book as "a story of ultimate love, determination, devotion and forgiveness, powerfully and yet beautifully written." This new edition is part of the Elizabeth Goudge Classics series.
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The lives of sisters Marianne and Marguerite take very unexpected courses when William, the man they both adore, writes after a ten year absence and asks for Marianne's hand in marriage, even though it is Marguerite he has always loved.
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