Consider the Lily

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Publication date: 04.11.2011
ISBN: 9780230765214
Number of pages: 576


Winner of the 1994 Romantic Novelists’ Association Novel of the Year Award, Consider the Lily is a glorious fusion of love and gardening, of family life and coming to terms with loss. A haunting, passionate story played out between three people, it is also a poignant and beautiful novel of England between the wars that propels the reader into its own rich and nostalgic world.

‘An excellent story . . . strong imaginative power . . . wonderful sense of atmosphere’ Joanna Trollope

‘Wonderfully stylish and absolutely compulsive reading’ Penny Vincenzi

‘A gorgeously well-written tale: funny, sad, and sophisticated’ Independent

‘The literary equivalent of an English country garden’ Sunday Times