Pleasures of the Garden : A Literary Anthology
This collection of classic garden writing celebrates the garden as a place of solace in a busy world, a retreat for lovers and an earthly paradise. Gardens have been cherished in all times and cultures, and this anthology reveals a wide range of voices, from the classic to the little-known, the lyrical to the light-hearted.
Fiction and poetry inspired by gardens – from The Secret Gardento the poems of Rudyard Kipling – are featured alongside letters and memoirs about the real gardens created and enjoyed by some of the world’s greatest writers. It is superbly illustrated throughout with garden and flower pictures from around the world
and across the centuries.