Author(s): Gilbert, Elizabeth,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 07/04/2020,
Pagination: 592 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,
Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781526626561

Description:

A captivating story of botany, exploration and desire, by the multimillion bestselling author of Eat Pray Love.

Everything about life intrigues Alma Whittaker. Her passion for botany leads her far from home, from London to Peru to Tahiti, in pursuit of that rare specimen: knowledge.

But as her careful studies draw her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, she meets the man who she will come to love - whose perspective, radically different from her own, will transform the way she understands the world.

Radiating with all the heart, soul and earthiness as its unforgettable heroine, The Signature of All Things is a captivating celebration of the workings of this world, and the mechanisms behind all life.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE.
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION.

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