The Resource Earthly joys, Philippa Gregory

Earthly joys, Philippa Gregory

Label
Earthly joys
Title
Earthly joys
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Whether he is nurturing a single rare seedling into a blossoming tree or planning acres of exquisitely conceived royal gardens, John Tradescant's fame and skill as a gardener are unsurpassed in seventeenth-century England. But it is Tradescant's clear-sighted honesty and loyalty that make him an invaluable servant, and in his role as informal confidant during garden strolls with Sir Robert Cecil, adviser to King James I, he witnesses the making of history, from the Gunpowder Plot to the accession of King Charles I and the growing animosity between Parliament and court. Tradescant's talents soon come to the attention of the most powerful man in the country, the irresistible Duke of Buckingham, the lover of King Charles I. Tradescant has always been faithful to his masters, but Buckingham is unlike any he has ever known: flamboyant, outrageously charming, and utterly reckless. Every certainty upon which Tradescant has based his life - his love of his wife and children, his passion for his work, his loyalty to his country - is shattered as he follows Buckingham to court, to war, and to the forbidden territories of human love. From the details of garden design and innovation to the politics of a growing revolution which was to kill a king and turn a world upside down, Philippa Gregory once again makes history come alive through the people whose passions shaped that world." --Publisher description
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BNB
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Earthly joys
Series volume
1
Earthly joys, Philippa Gregory
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Earthly joys, Philippa Gregory
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5588477
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9780006496441
Media category
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Media type code
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  • (OCoLC)43881296

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