Set in the 17th century, this story concerns a young man who is forced by circumstances to abandon the idyllic surroundings of an English country estate to bring his education as a botanist to bear on an extraordinary financial scam taking place in Amsterdam. By the author of "The Dragon Riders".
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‘The botanical warfare and historical accuracy is an ingenious diversion from a love affair ripening sweetly under your nose. To be read with bulb catalogue in one hand and the other poised for page turning’
Mail on Sunday
Christie Dickason was born in America but also lived as a child in Thailand, Mexico and Switzerland. Harvard-educated, and a former theatre director and choreographer (with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at Ronnie Scott’s among others), she lives in London with her family.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000224182X