Joan
Joan asked:

Did anyone else find it jarring that Louise Penny changed the name of Rosa the duck's sister from Lilium to Flora? Any idea why she did it?

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Anita Byler I'm looking for an answer to a question I had from this book so just now see yours- and it's likely quite old. I read the book about 2 years ago; now I'm listening to all the audiobook for all of them. I don't remember noticing when I read the book 2 years ago that the duck's name had changed- but I sure did notice it today when I heard it called Flora! And you're right- it is jarring. Lilium is the genus of the lily family of plants. "Flora" the plants of a particular region, habitat, or geological period. I wonder if there's something in that. Did she forget? Goof? I wonder if we can ask Penny! It seems strange.
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