Vermalle, Caroline

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Ruben, Ryanvon

A Flower for the Queen

England, 1770. Young gardener Francis Masson is asked by the King to search for a rare orange blossom in South Africa. As his ship departs, Masson has no idea that he’s about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. During his hunt for the mysterious... more

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  • Format: eBook
  • Language: EN
  • Label: Historical, Love and Romance, Be
  • Pages: 400
  • ISBN: 9783838758053
  • Publication date: 18.07.2014

England, 1770. Young gardener Francis Masson is asked by the King to search for a rare orange blossom in South Africa. As his ship departs, Masson has no idea that he’s about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. During his hunt for the mysterious flower, he doesn’t anticipate the untamed nature of the African continent, nor the subtle scheming of competing plant hunters. As he makes the acquaintance of eccentric botanist Carl Thunberg and his elegant accompaniment, Masson’s fate once again takes an unexpected turn …

A lively adventure novel set against the vibrant backdrop of the South African countryside

Caroline Vermalle was born in 1973 in French Picardie. After her studies in Film Studies she made a documentary for the BBC. She returned to France in 2007 and published her first novel a year later. The novel earned prizes such as the Prix Chronos de littérature 2011 and the Nouveau talent 2009.