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Floral Fiction

Since there are many lists of gardening novels available, we thought we'd cull a slightly different crop of fiction--these are all novels featuring characters with floral names.

Rose Madder by Stephen King

Cindy Bonner
(also in large print)

The Widows Club (Hyacinth and Primrose of the Flowers Detective Agency)
Dorothy Cannell

Ulysses (Leopold and Molly Bloom)
James Joyce
(also in large print and on audiocassette)

Rose Madder
Stephen King
(also in large print and on audiocassette)

Princess Daisy
Judith Krantz
(also in large print)

The Dream Maker (Flora St. Serf)
Alison McLeay

Jean Marsh

Cold Call (Iris Thorne)
Dianne Pugh

The Vacillations of Poppy Carew
Mary Wesley