Elizabeth and Her German Garden
Publish date: March 1st 2001
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, Modern Classics
Found here at Gutenberg.
Victorian fictionalized memoir of an Englishwoman married to a German she calls "the Man of Wrath." Transplanted to their German country house, she works with her gardeners to restore/build a garden as an escape from the constrained tedium of a woman of her time and station. I think I expected to li...
I guess I had high expectations for this one and was disappointed. I don't think listening to it on audio help as the narration and sound editing was very poor.
Elizabeth is delightfully snarky and antisocial. Gosh, wonder why I like her. :-)
When you are leading a very urban life nowadays, spending time daily in either the subway and/or in the car, and keeping an eye on the watch constantly, reading a book about white blossoms, dandelions, blue hepaticas, snow-drop anemones, violets and bright celandines, silvery-pink peonies and delica...