That perennial favourite, the garden book, has here been given a whole new dimension by one of Faber's most talented young writers.
Here Philip Robinson looks at the mysterious nature of gardens, as a scene of romance, danger, beauty and calm. Weaving together extracts from other famous and surprising works he has created a wonderful varied and variegated selection of extraordinary facts and lush prose and poetry.
From the Garden of Eden to the Chelsea Flower Show, this book is the perfect gift for any educated garden enthusiast.
About the Author
Philip Robinson trained as a gardener after leaving university. He has lived and worked in rural Northumberland for seven years. His first novel, That We Might Never Meet Again was published by Faber in 2005.
Number Of Pages: 399
Published: 20th September 2007
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.5 x 4.2
Weight (kg): 0.677