Life in the garden

Book
Published 2018
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Summary:

"From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and life. Penelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literature, and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir. From the courtyards of her childhood home in Cairo to a family cottage in Somerset, to her own gardens in Oxford and London, Lively conducts an expert tour, taking us from Eden to Sissinghurst and into her own backyard, traversing the lives of writers like Virginia Woolf and Philip Larkin while imparting her own sly and spare wisdom."-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9780525558378
0525558373
Description:
198 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction
Reality and metaphor
The written garden
The fashionable garden
Time, order and the garden
Style and the garden
Town and country.
LCCN:
2018013220
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