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Kew Gardens

By: Virginia Woolf(Author), Livi Mills(Illustrator)

40 pages, b/w illustrations

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Hardback | Oct 2015 | #228646 | ISBN-13: 9781842466100
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About this book

This charming short story by one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century, Virginia Woolf, is set on a hot July day in Kew Gardens. Woolf creates an impressionistic world with snippets of conversation, wondering thoughts and sparks of colour. The gentle narrative drifts between different characters as they stroll through the world famous botanic gardens. In this new edition published by Kew, delightful illustrations accompany the text in this attractive gift book.

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Virginia Woolf was one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century. She and her husband Leonard Woolf founded the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published several of her fictional works. A central figure in London's literary society, she was part of the Bloomsbury Group.

Livi Mills is a printmaker and illustrator based in London.

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