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The Military Orchid

(1948)
(The first book in the Orchid Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
Over three decades and through two world wars, in the deserts of Libya and the woodlands of Italy, in the chalk downs of Kent, Sussex and Hampshire, he searched continually for his most beloved and elusive Orchis militaris, the military orchid. Jocelyn Brooke blends memoir, botany and satire to recall this lifelong quest.

    

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Paperback Editions

October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Military Orchid (Nature Classics Library)
Author(s): Jocelyn Brooke
ISBN: 1-908213-05-1 / 978-1-908213-05-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little Toller Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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