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Life in the Garden - 9780241319628

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  • Product code: BKNVE
  • ISBN: 9780241319628
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 21.6cm x 13.5cm
  • Pages: 208
  • Publish date: 02/11/2017

Life in the Garden (Hardback)

Life in the Garden - 9780241319628

Penelope Lively


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The two central activities in my life - alongside writing - have been readingand gardening.Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her own life in gardens: the large garden at home in Cairo where she spent most of her childhood, her grandmother's garden in a sloping Somerset field, then two successive Oxfordshire gardens of her own, and the smaller urban garden in the North London home she lives in today. It is also a wise, engaging and far-ranging exploration of gardens in literature, from Paradise Lost to Alice in Wonderland, and of writers and their gardens, from Virginia Woolf to Philip Larkin.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BKNVE
  • ISBN: 9780241319628
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 21.6cm x 13.5cm
  • Pages: 208
  • Publish date: 02/11/2017

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