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The Botanist's Daughter by Kayte Nunn
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really liked it
bookshelves: australian-fiction, australian-women-authors, historical-fiction

This was a thoroughly enjoyable read that I've been looking forward to since seeing the cover. This is overall a mystery, an adventure and a romance that takes place in two different centuries following two different women who are both searching for something. The mystery starts in 2017 when Anna finds a box hidden in a wall ands takes it upon herself to uncover the mystery of it. Running parallel is an adventure in 1887 in Chile where Elizabeth from Cornwall has travelled to search for a flower. I was very much intrigued with both stories, though really liked Elizabeth's adventure slightly more and waiting expectantly for each of her chapters. There is a love story in both centuries, though one happens and the other is just starting to bloom. Very enjoyable
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Reading Progress

May 30, 2018 – Shelved
May 30, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
September 7, 2018 – Started Reading
September 7, 2018 – Shelved as: australian-fiction
September 7, 2018 – Shelved as: australian-women-authors
September 7, 2018 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
September 7, 2018 –
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September 12, 2018 – Finished Reading

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