The Little White Horse

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Random House Children's Books, Nov 1, 1992 - Fantasy fiction - 272 pages
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In 1842, newly orphaned Maria Merryweather, her governess, and dog arrive at her ancestral home in an enchanted village in England's West Country where the people's bliss is marred by a dark shadow.

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge; (5*) For anyone who loves a bit or a lot of whimsy in a story, you should love this little book. Goudge's descriptive writing is perfection and carries the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Hits all the cliches about the orphan girl, the mansion, the mystery... but in fresh, lovely, and wise way. JK Rowling admits to having enjoyed this when she was a girl. Read full review


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Nee le 24 avril 1900, a Wells dans le Somerset, Elizabeth Goudge passa son adolescence a Ely, pres de Cambridge, ou son pere fut nomme directeur d'un college de theologie. Auteur de nombreux romans, de livres pour enfants, et d'une vie romancee de Jesus, elle construit des histoires ou se cotoient beaute et merveilleux. Ce roman lui valut le prestigieux "Carnegie Medal" en 1946. Elizabeth Goudge est decedee le 1er avril 1984

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