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The savage garden

Author: Mark Mills
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1958, Cambridge undergraduate Adam Strickland, who's studying a curious Tuscan Renaissance garden for his art history thesis, is equally intrigued by both the garden of the Villa Docci estate and its elderly owner, Signora Francesca Docci. Built by the villa's first owner, Federico Docci, in 1577, the garden was intended as a memorial to his wife, Flora, who died when she was only 25. In the course of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mills, Mark, 1963-
Savage garden.
London : HarperCollins, 2007
(OCoLC)608375114
Online version:
Mills, Mark, 1963-
Savage garden.
London : HarperCollins, 2007
(OCoLC)632053062
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mills
ISBN: 9780007161911 0007161913 9780007161935 000716193X
OCLC Number: 141379380
Awards: Short-listed for CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award 2007
Description: 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mark Mills.

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