Consider the Lily

Elizabeth Buchan

1994 Winner

RoNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award

04 November 2011
576 pages


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