Podcast: Botanical Sleuths with Kayte Nunn

Podcast: Botanical Sleuths with Kayte Nunn

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This week Cheryl is joined by Kayte Nunn to discuss her new novel The Botanist’s Daughter – a wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower. Together they discuss where the idea for the novel came from, and the extensive botanical research that informed the book.

Podcast guest: Kayte Nunn

Kayte Nunn has worked for more than 15 years as a writer and editor in both book and magazine publishing. She blogs about family travel adventures at travelmumma.com and is happiest when planning her next trip.

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Duration: 25 minutes

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                  Synopsis

                  Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to discover a life-saving flower . . .In Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father's quest for a rare, miraculous plant. She faces a perilous sea voyage, unforeseen dangers and treachery that threatens her entire family.In present-day Australia, Anna finds a mysterious metal box containing a sketchbook of dazzling watercolours, a photograph inscribed 'Spring 1886' and a small bag of seeds. It sets her on a path far from her safe, carefully ordered life, and on a journey that will force her to face her own demons.In this spellbinding botanical odyssey of discovery, desire and deception, Kayte Nunn has so exquisitely researched nineteenth-century Cornwall and Chile you can almost smell the fragrance of the flowers, the touch of the flora on your fingertips . . .
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                  Kayte Nunn

                  Kayte Nunn has worked for more than 15 years as a writer and editor in both book and magazine publishing. She blogs about family travel adventures at travelmumma.com and is happiest when planning her next trip.

                  Books by Kayte Nunn

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