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The Gardener's Year is a characteristic product of Karel Capek's genius: amusing, informative, and full of a quizzical interest in people, animals and plants.
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'Capek's The Gardener's Year is a celebration of the virtues of being close to the soil...The Gardener's Year...is perfect vacation reading for the gardener and nongardener...It's sunny with a hint of a breeze and just a small cloud the size of a man's hand.' Barbara Day, The Prague Post, 06/08/2006 Review in Hortus, No. 67, Autumn 2003 'Karel Capek's distillation of the agony and the ecstasy that runs through every gardener's year has been beautifully translated by Geoffrey Newsome.' John Patten, Country Life, August 2003 '...The Gardener's Year, excellently translated by Geoffrey Newsome, is a work of great charm and considerable subtlety...' Miranda Seymour, The Literary Review, September 2003--Sanford Lakoff "Literary Review "About the Author:
Karel Capek was a Czech novelist and playwright of international and enduring fame. Among his other works are The Life of Insects, Hordubal, and Nine Fairy Tales.
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