PRAISE FOR ANNA PAVORD '[The Tulip] is a passionate masterpiece' Mail on Sunday 'Written by a scholar, reads like a thriller' Daily Telegraph '[The Naming of Names is a] beautifully written, gloriously illustrated history of how brilliant men from the days of Aristotle attempted to classify the world's plants. Here are enough upstagings and rivalries for 100 novels and endless fascinating facts' Jilly Cooper, Daily Telegraph Books of the Year
About the Author
Anna Pavord is the gardening correspondent for the Independent and the author of eight previous books, including the bestselling The Tulip and Bulb. She contributes to a number of magazines, both in the US and the UK and regularly fronts programmes for BBC Radio 3 and 4. She chairs the Gardens Panel of the National Trust and sits on the Parks and Gardens Panel of English Heritage.
She lives in Dorset, England, where she spent thirty years restoring the garden of an old rectory. She has recently moved to a new house and started another garden. She is married and has three daughters.