The LiteraryGarden

The LiteraryGarden - Gardening Book

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The Literary Garden
Bringing Fiction's Best Gardens to Life

ISBN 0425168743
288 pages

People are always searching for ways to make their gardens unique-and what better place to look for inspiration than the pages of great books? With excerpts from treasured novels and beautifully rendered line drawings of the imaginary gardens or plantings they describe, The Literary Garden celebrates the sublime pleasures of gardening and reading. Combining literary inspiration and practical instruction, this splendid book helps readers bring to life their favorite fictional gardens in all their magnificent glory.

Includes excerpts from works by:

Louisa May Alcott
* Carl Sandburg
* Harriet Beecher Stowe
* Thomas Hardy
* F. Scott Fitzgerald
* Ivan Turgenev
* D.H. Lawrence
* Charlotte Bronte
* Edith Wharton
* Victor Hugo
* and others!

About the Author
Duncan Brine is a Princeton-educated landscape designer. Raised in a family of writers and readers, Brine worked in theatre and film before founding his design firm, Horticultural Design, in 1984. Specializing in residential gardens, his work has taken him from rooftop gardens in Manhattan to rural properties throughout the East Coast.

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