Elizabeth and Her German Garden
Publish date: 1996-08-08
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
Elizabeth and her friends have become one of the highlights of reading. Her writing style is refreshing and her struggle to have a beautiful garden is enjoyable fare. Using her husband, or Man of Wrath, as a foil introduces a much enjoyable element of humor. Her disdain of guests is understandable a...
I loved this - I think I first heard about it from a mention by Themis-Athena, but had to await its publication here before reading it. It's a slim tome, but packed; at 104 pages, what I originally thought would be a fast read instead took me a couple of days, despite my being absorbed in it. Mos...
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.