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A Flower for the Queen: A Historical Novel - Caroline Vermalle, Ryan von Ruben
A Flower for the Queen: A Historical Novel
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England, 1770. Young gardener Francis Masson is asked by the King to search for a rare orange blossom in South Africa. As his ship departs, Masson has no idea that he's about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. During his hunt for the mysterious flower, he doesn't anticipate the untamed... show more
England, 1770. Young gardener Francis Masson is asked by the King to search for a rare orange blossom in South Africa. As his ship departs, Masson has no idea that he's about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. During his hunt for the mysterious flower, he doesn't anticipate the untamed nature of the African continent, nor the subtle scheming of competing plant hunters. As he makes the acquaintance of eccentric botanist Carl Thunberg and his elegant accompaniment, Masson's fate once again takes an unexpected turn ... A lively adventure novel set against the vibrant backdrop of the South African countryside
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Format: Kindle Edition
ISBN: 9783838758053
ASIN: B00L3IPDGE
Publisher: Bastei Entertainment
Pages no: 271
Edition language: English
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1.0 A Flower for the Queen
A Flower for the Queen was quite a disappointment. It's described in its blurbs as an adventure story set in South Africa in the 1700's, and just seemed like an overall fascinating story. I'll never really know, I guess, because – as I seem to be saying a lot lately – the writing fought me, and – I ...
Sorry kids, no feet.
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1.0 A Flower for the Queen: A Historical Novel
I was given an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I agreed to be honest, so here goes. I didn't even finish this book. I couldn't. I don't know if there was something wrong with the Kindle version I received or if someone really did a terrible job editing. My ...
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