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THE LOTUS QUEST: In Search of the Sacred Flower

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

After dipping into lotus history, a celebrated horticulturist soon finds himself fully in the thrall of an obsession.Griffiths, editor of The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening (1992) and Linnaean Society scholar, begins in the subterranean vault of that society, where he shows a visiting Japanese scholar Carl Linnaeus' original notes and samples, including a lotus. Later, in ... Read full review

Review: The Lotus Quest

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Well, shoot, nearest copy according to WorldCat is 236 mi. away, at Princeton U. Read full review

Review: The Lotus Quest

User Review  - Goodreads

Well, shoot, nearest copy according to WorldCat is 236 mi. away, at Princeton U. Read full review

Review: The Lotus Quest

User Review  - Maggie Sorgen - Goodreads

This story was brilliantly written, though a bit "text-bookish" so slow to read for me. Following Mark Griffiths journey through present-day Japan interwoven with her ancient history was fascinating ... Read full review

Review: The Lotus Quest

User Review  - Goodreads

This story was brilliantly written, though a bit "text-bookish" so slow to read for me. Following Mark Griffiths journey through present-day Japan interwoven with her ancient history was fascinating ... Read full review


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