Dymocks: meet Kayte Nunn

Event

Dymocks: meet Kayte Nunn

Garden City Library

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.

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Brisbane City Council Library

Tomorrow

9:00am8:00pm

Fri 17th Aug

9:00am5:30pm

Sat 18th Aug

9:00am4:00pm

Sun 19th Aug

10:00am4:00pm

Mon 20th Aug

9:00am5:30pm

Tue 21st Aug

9:00am5:30pm