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The Literary Garden Recreating Literature's Most Beautiful Gardens (edition 2002)
The Literary Garden: Bringing Fiction's Best Gardens to Life by Duncan Brine (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425168743, Hardcover)People are always searching for ways to make their gardens unique-and what better place to look for inspiration than the pages of great books? With excerpts from treasured novels and beautifully rendered line drawings of the imaginary gardens or plantings they describe, The Literary Garden celebrates the sublime pleasures of gardening and reading. Combining literary inspiration and practical instruction, this splendid book helps readers bring to life their favorite fictional gardens in all their magnificent glory.
Includes excerpts from works by:
Louisa May Alcott
• Carl Sandburg
• Harriet Beecher Stowe
• Thomas Hardy
• F. Scott Fitzgerald
• Ivan Turgenev
• D.H. Lawrence
• Charlotte Bronte
• Edith Wharton
• Victor Hugo
• and others!
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