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Interesting book, as much for the Victorian "language of flowers" as the plot. Worth reading.
book club The Language of Flowers: A Novel - Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Good Reads: Spring Reading List The Language of Flowers- Vanessa Diffenbaugh Read in book club 2014. Liked the book quite a bit. Easy and nice read.
The Language of Flowers: A Novel: Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings.
"The language of flowers, or, Floral emblems of thoughts, feelings, and sentiments" by Robert Tyas, with twelve coloured groups of flowers. Published 1869 by G. Routledge in London, New York
This book is delightful. My copy is from a used bookstore in Scotland and has notes from over 100 years ago in the margins.
"Powerful and evocative... 'The Language of Flowers' uses green, growing things to say something fresh and special about human life." - Chicago Tribune
The Language of Flowers. Digital photo by Phil Gates of A Digital Botanic Garden. digitalbotanicgar...
Love this book! Everyone has a love language. You should know how to speak your partners.
Kate Middleton read this! I'm reading it now, and it's awesome! I definitely recommend it!
The wives of Jacob giving us a new view of biblical women's society. Our book club picked this and I was not that thrilled, but once I started reading it, I was hooked. I loved this book.
The Language and Poetry of Flowers. Nice book cover. Turn of the last century?
“I tell you how I feel about you. I think about you all the time, and I can’t get you out of my head. I ask you to ignore everything you think you know and to listen to your heart, without doubting anything.”
A Rather Becoming List Susquehanna!!! It should be defined as "a rather tranquil river in Pennsylvania ideally suited for overnight kayaking and camping trips."
These books! They do bring me down the memory lane. :D Now.. to find out what happened to my own collection... Hm.
Good Reads: Spring Reading List The Language of Flowers- Vanessa Diffenbaugh