Virginia Woolf's Garden: The Story Of The Garden At Monk's House

byCaroline ZoobForeword byCecil Woolf

Hardcover | November 1, 2013

Virginia Woolf's Garden: The Story Of The Garden At Monk's House by Caroline Zoob
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This chronological account takes you through the key events in the lives of Virginia and Leonard Woolf through a history of their home, Monk’s House in Sussex, where Virginia wrote most of her major novels.  The story of this magical garden includes selected quotations from the writings of the Woolfs which reveal how important a role the garden played in their lives, as a source of both pleasure and inspiration. Bought by them in 1919 as a country retreat, Monk's House was somewhere they came to read, write and work in the garden.  Virginia wrote first in a converted tool shed, and later in her purpose-built wooden writing lodge tucked into a corner of the orchard. Enriched with rare archive images and embroidered garden plans, the book takes the reader on a journey through the various garden ‘rooms’, (including the Italian Garden, the Fishpond Garden, the Millstone Terrace and the Walled Garden), each presented in the context of the lives of the Woolfs, with fascinating glimpses into their daily routines at Rodmell. 
CAROLINE ARBERCAROLINE ZOOB is  an embroiderer, designer of china and textiles, and someone who set a trend for making beautiful things using antique textiles. She undertakes design commissions for several large companies and runs a website  www.caroline-zoob.co.uk selling her embroidery and a range of homewares. Her book Childhood Tre...
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Title:Virginia Woolf's Garden: The Story Of The Garden At Monk's HouseFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.75 inPublished:November 1, 2013Publisher:Jacqui SmallLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909342130

ISBN - 13:9781909342132

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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