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A Flower for the Queen

(2014)
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England, 1770. Young gardener Francis Masson is asked by the King to search for a rare orange blossom in South Africa. As his ship departs, Masson has no idea that he's about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. During his hunt for the mysterious flower, he doesn't anticipate the untamed nature of the African continent, nor the subtle scheming of competing plant hunters. As he makes the acquaintance of eccentric botanist Carl Thunberg and his elegant accompaniment, Masson's fate once again takes an unexpected turn ...

A lively adventure novel set against the vibrant backdrop of the South African countryside

Genre: Historical

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Title: A Flower for the Queen: A Historical Novel
Author(s): Caroline Vermalle, Ryan von Ruben
Publisher: Bastei Entertainment
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