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Jane Borodale - The Knot - 9780007313327 - KLJ0015469
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The Knot

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Description for The Knot Hardcover. From the author of the Orange New Writers shortlisted THE BOOK OF FIRES Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 159 x 39. Weight in Grams: 706.

From the author of the Orange New Writers shortlisted THE BOOK OF FIRES

1565. Across Europe, a new era of natural science is dawning. In a remote, damp corner of Somerset, an unlikely pioneer is working to change the course of English botany. Passionate, private, meticulous – Henry Lyte has begun to neglect his other responsibilities in the pursuit of knowledge. This has happened before, with disastrous results.

Married again after the tragic death of his first wife Anys, Henry ... Read more

Yet beneath the surface he is uneasy, and as the garden begins to flourish, old family troubles start to worm their way up towards the light. Here, on the edge of the fertile wetlands that his new wife Frances fears so much, Henry is accustomed to the peril of flood.

But when the unexpected death of his father unleashes the malevolence of his stepmother Joan Young, he is not prepared for this new threat that could destroy everything he has come to love…

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About Jane Borodale
Jane Borodale studied site-specific sculpture at Wimbledon School of Art. She was recently Leverhulme writer-in-residence at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex. Her first novel, The Book of Fires, was shortlisted for the Orange New Writers Prize, and she lives in the West Country with her husband and two children.

Reviews for The Knot
'This is a perfect book for the green-fingered reader…Borodale excels for the detail of her research while telling an evocative story.' Historical Novels Society `Time flew as I was transported back to the Somerset Levels in the mid-sixteenth century … Jane Borodale exhibits a breathtaking knowledge of all ... Read more

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