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Sarah Barclay




Journalist and author


a story of two friends and a famously beautiful garden


'This is just the kind of book I like; non-fiction that rolls along like a novel. It’s written in a very engaging and accessible style and I highly recommend it.'








Literary Festivals and Talks 2023


Garden Museum

Queer Garden History 

31st October 


Oxford Literary Festival

Sarah Barclay and Charles Spicer: Lives in the Shadow of War: Eden's Keepers and Coffee with Hitler

Exeter College: Saturday 25th March 2023 

Winchester Books Festival

22nd April 

Sarah Barclay in conversation with Susannah Jowitt:

love, war and gardens

Garden Museum Literary Festival

23-24th June

Parham House, Sussex

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