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Bringing Jane Austen’s gardens—real and fictional—to life with excerpts from her novels and letters, period songs, poetry, and illustrations, this charming recollection offers tips for creating English gardens alongside Austen. This lavishly illustrated exploration with color photographs of gardens associated with the writer offers a rich experience to admirers of both Austen and gorgeous gardens. Complete with a reference section that includes important dates in Austen’s life, locations and dates of her houses, and a map of 1809 England, this delightful book is perfect for the history and garden enthusiast alike.
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KIM WILSON is an award-winning author, speaker, editor, tea lover, culinary historian, gardening enthusiast, and a passionate lover of the works and world of Jane Austen. She lives in Wisconsin, where she bravely tries to grow an English garden in spite of the climate, but is comforted by a nice, hot cup of tea and a Jane Austen novel. A popular speaker, Kim regularly gives entertaining and inspiring lectures to audiences at conferences, corporate events, museums, botanical gardens, cultural centers, historic sites, literary festivals, bookstores, libraries, literary societies, and garden clubs nationwide. Her other books are "At Home with Jane Austen," described by The Lady magazine as "the perfect companion to Austen's novels" and "Tea with Jane Austen," described by Booklist as "perfect for Austen-reading book clubs."CELIA SIMPSON is Head Gardener at Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton, Hampshire.Review:
"A charming book, full of interesting snippets and comment, expounding on the references to gardens in the Austen novels, and discussing the sort of outdoor scenes Jane would have known... A pretty book which would make a delightful gift." - House & Garden
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