The Morville Hours

Katherine Swift narrates the story of how she created her beautiful garden at Morville.

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In the form of a medieval Book of Hours, her book charts the formation of her garden across the seasons.

It is also a story of finding one's place in the world and putting down roots.

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Katherine's progress is shaped by the wintry weather before the log fires of cold February nights give way to the emerging daffodils.

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The scents of spring promise new beginnings in the garden and lead Katherine to reflect on the moment her parents first met.

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Katherine and her garden suffer in the relentless and enervating heat of high summer.

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Autumnal colours give way to the pleasures of winter.

After tending her garden for 20 years, Katherine has put down her roots and come to terms with her past.