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Strange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John Tradescants Paperback – 14 Jun 2007

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  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books; New edition edition (14 Jun. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843543354
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843543350
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 3.6 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 424,670 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"'Forget Alan Titchmarsh - it's the Tradescants of Jennifer Potter's Strange Blooms we should really salute... Beautifully produced and meticulously researched.' Andrea Wulf, Observer 'A tour de force... We owe Potter a huge debt of gratitude for the tireless research and sifting of evidence that have allowed the Tradescants and their great legacy to emerge so clearly at last.' Jenny Uglow, Sunday Times 'The Renaissance delight in the sheer protean variety of stuff in the world has met its ideal presenter in Jennifer Potter's open pleasure in details.' Jane Stevenson, Daily Telegraph 'Masterly... Jennifer Potter's achievement in Strange Blooms is to have breathed life back into the Tradescant name.' Alexander Urquhart, TLS"

About the Author

JENNIFER POTTER is the author of three novels and two works of non-fiction, Secret Gardens and Lost Gardens. She reviews regularly for the Times Literary Supplement and writes on travel and gardens for a wide range of national newspapers and magazines.

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Because the Tradescants were so early in Botanical explorations, I found the old style language hard to overcome and had to abandon the book after 3 very long chapters. I'm sorry I couldn't stick with it but can live without it.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Claire Cole on 7 July 2014
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absolutely perfect condition, thank you.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By mr benjamin david jones on 23 July 2014
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item is good just as described, thanks
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