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Derek Jarman's Garden

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Description for Derek Jarman's Garden Hardcover. Derek Jarman's garden is in the flat expanse of shingle that faces the nuclear power station in Dungeness, Kent. He mixed the flint, shells and driftwood of Dungeness with indigenous and introduced plants. This book is his own record of how this garden evolved, from its beginnings in 1985. Num Pages: 144 pages, 90 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; WMB; WMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 239 x 177 x 19. Weight in Grams: 592.
'Paradise haunts gardens', writes Derek Jarman, 'and it haunts mine.' Jarman's public image is that of a film-maker of genius, whose work, dwelling on themes of sexuality and violence, became a byword for controversy. But the private man was the creator of his own garden-paradise in an environment that many might think was more of a hell than a heaven - in the flat, bleak, often desolate expanse of shingle that faces the Dungeness nuclear power station. Jarman, a passionate gardener from childhood, combined his painter's eye, his horticultural expertise and his ecological convictions to produce a landscape which combined ... Read more

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Thames and Hudson Ltd
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About Derek Jarman
Derek Jarman (1942 – 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener and author.

Reviews for Derek Jarman's Garden
'Simply beautiful. Howard Sooley’s photographs of the garden are stunning and the book will immediately make you want to create a garden full of driftwood sculptures' - Active Life 'A moving reminder about the power of the humble domestic garden' - Waterstones Books Quarterly

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