The French gardener
Simon & Schuster,
1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
A neglected garden. A cottage that holds a secret. A mysterious and handsome Frenchman. Prepare to be "spellbound by the sheer charm" ( Daily Express , UK) of Santa Montefiore's tender and powerful novel about passion, loss, and the healing power of love. It begins as Miranda and David Claybourne move into a country house with a once-beautiful garden. But reality turns out to be very different from their dream. Soon the latent unhappiness in the family begins to come to the surface, isolating each family member in a bubble of resentment and loneliness. Then an enigmatic Frenchman arrives on their doorstep. With the wisdom of nature, he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. But who is he? When Miranda reads about his past in a diary she finds in the cottage by the garden, the whole family learns that a garden, like love itself, can restore the human spirit, not just season after season, but generation after generation. Wise and winsome, poignant and powerfully moving, The French Gardener is a contemporary story told with an old-fashioned sensibility steeped in the importance of family and the magical power of love.
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|Full title||french gardener|
|Last Update||2018-05-24 23:05:25PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-05-25 00:00:08AM|
|author||Montefiore, Santa, 1970-|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction|
|display_description||Leaving London to move into a beautiful house in the country, Miranda and David find their marriage succumbing to long-standing conflicts until a mysterious Frenchman arrives to tend their garden, bringing with him a healing energy that is drawn from nature.|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000335640|Book|Books|1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.|English|Simon & Schuster,|2009.|viii, 406  p. ; 21 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Country homes -- England -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Fiction, Gardening -- Fiction, Gardens -- Fiction, Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction|
|title_display||The French gardener|
|title_full||The French gardener / Santa Montefiore|
|title_short||The French gardener|
|topic_facet||Country homes, Country life, Gardening, Gardens, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)|