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Gardens of the Imagination: Penelope Lively on her Favourite Fictional Gardens

A book that celebrates the allied pleasures of reading and gardening, Penelope Lively’s Life in the Garden is a memoir of a life through gardens both real and vividly imagined. Here, taking readers from the heady scent of Manderlay’s azaleas rhododendrons to the orderly vegetable garden of Mr McGregor, Penelope Lively discusses her own favourite gardens in literature exclusively for Waterstones.

The turn of the tide: writers and the sea

The turn of the tide: writers and the sea

Posted on 31st Jan, 2015 by Sophia Tobin

Sophia Tobin, author of The Widow's Confession, on the lure of the sea for authors.