Joy & Sorrow (and Everything in Between) in Elizabeth Goudge’s Novels

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant If there’s one thing that I’ve learned to appreciate more from reading Elizabeth Goudge’s books, it is the incontestable linking of sorrow and joy as well as the beautiful experiences that are birthed as a result of the mixing of the pair. Life offers all of us myriad … Continue reading Joy & Sorrow (and Everything in Between) in Elizabeth Goudge’s Novels

About Green Dolphin Street‘s Whimsical Cover

In this special series, we are releasing the cover designers’ exclusive musings on their creations. In hearing their thoughts, we hope the depth and creativity behind the covers bursts forth, bringing a new light to the face of Hendrickson’s books. Written by Maria Poulopoulos, the cover designer of Green Dolphin Street: Elizabeth Goudge’s novel, Green … Continue reading About Green Dolphin Street‘s Whimsical Cover

Happy Elizabeth Goudge Day!

Though her life may have been modest and quiet, Elizabeth Goudge’s writings are far from that. In boldness, hope, and vividness her novels paint pictures of normal people who struggle with conflicts that we too battle on a daily basis. Goudge’s flowing writing and wise insights spattered throughout her books are like gold nuggets for her … Continue reading Happy Elizabeth Goudge Day!

Our Own Country

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant “What’s your home like, Marguerite?” asked William. “I can’t describe it exactly,” said Marguerite. “But when I am living in a particular sort of way I say to myself that now I am in my own country. It is when I am living very simply, and rather hardly, … Continue reading Our Own Country