I write monthly for Garden Design Journal and also write book reviews for them. I have written reviews for a few years now but only once before have I felt the need to tell the author how much I enjoyed their book.
I have just completed my review of Sarah Ravens latest book and I wanted to tell her that I think this is the best work ever done on Sissinghurst, by far. The black and white photographs are sublime, simply breath-taking, even leaving one emotional. To have access to such material and family knowledge makes me extremely envious. Sarah's love of the place is obvious to see.
One of my most popular talks is on Sissinghurst and I foolishly thought I knew all there was to know about Vita and the garden, how wrong I was. I only had the review pdf to work from but I still could not put it down.
The book really is wonderful, thank you Sarah for writing about it, I will recommend it to everyone at my talks.