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A nymphomaniac nawab and his fiercely clever footman.

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Knave of Spades
Luigi Bonomi
Alan Titchmarsh
Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : May 01, 2010
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340953068
Price : 575

About the book
From gardener's apprentice to favourite TV presenter - how did it all begin?

When Alan left school at fifteen little was expected of him. But in the ancient greenhouses of the local nursery Mrs T's little lad found his spiritual home, learning his trade and the strange ways of human nature.

But the comfort and familiarity of his home in the Yorkshire Dales would soon be left behind as he journeyed south to college and then to Kew Gardens. Spells as a teacher and editor followed, until fate took a hand when he landed a job on BBC's Nationwide as their gardening presenter. His childhood dream of inheriting the mantle of gardening god Percy Thrower was beginning to come true...

In KNAVE OF SPADES Alan Titchmarsh shows us just why he has become not only our favourite gardener, but a popular writer and broadcaster too.


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Luigi Bonomi
Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney with four brothers and a sister. She now lives in Norfolk with her husband and three children. She has written plays broadcast on Radio Four, East End...(+)
Alan Titchmarsh
Britain's favourite gardener, Alan Titchmarsh, is the main presenter of the BBC's television coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He is known worldwide for his expertise in gardening and for his m...(+)