Consider the Lily

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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

About Elizabeth Buchan

Elizabeth Buchan is the author of Light of the Moon, Perfect Love, the prize-winning Consider the Lily, Against Her Nature, Secrets of the Heart, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman and The Good Wife . She lives in London with her husband and two children.

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