Dymocks: meet Kayte Nunn

Event

Dymocks: meet Kayte Nunn

Garden City Library
  • 31st Aug - 23rd Jan

Meet Kayte Nunn at Garden City Library on 31 August.

Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower.

In Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father's quest for a rare, miraculous plant. She faces a perilous sea voyage, unforeseen dangers and treachery that threatens her entire family.

In present-day Australia, Anna finds a mysterious metal box containing a sketchbook of dazzling watercolours, a photograph inscribed 'Spring 1886' and a small bag of seeds. It sets her on a path far from her safe, carefully ordered life, and on a journey that will force her to face her own demons.

In this spellbinding botanical odyssey of discovery, desire and deception, Kayte Nunn has so exquisitely researched nineteenth-century Cornwall and Chile you can almost smell the fragrance of the flowers, the touch of the flora on your fingertips.

Visit us in store for more details about the event!

Brisbane City Council Library

Thu 24th Jan

9:00am8:00pm

Fri 25th Jan

9:00am5:30pm

Sat 26th Jan

9:00am4:00pm

Sun 27th Jan

10:00am4:00pm

Mon 28th Jan

9:00am5:30pm

Tue 29th Jan

9:00am5:30pm

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