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Gwen Davis is a horticulturist who leaves London during World War II to escape the bombing of the city. She accepts a position as a manager of an all girls team who will plant vegetables for the war effort on an estate in the countryside. Billeted at the estate are Canadian soldiers - the Captain of which Gwen becomes interested in. The book details Gwen's discovery of a "lost garden" on the estate and the discovery and clean up of the garden coincides with Gwen's self discovery during the uncertainty of war time.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, general    -   War, WW II

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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