Elizabeth and Her German Garden (The Penguin English Library)
Publish date: 2018-06-07
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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...
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. :-)