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Life in the garden
Life in the garden
Lively, Penelope, 1933-2017
Articles
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.
Main title:
Life in the garden / Penelope Lively.
Author:
Imprint:
UK : Fig Tree, 2017.
Collation:
199 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
9780241319628 (hbk)
Dewey class:
635.092635.092 LIV
Language:
English
BRN:
2574810
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