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Contents

Introduction

It's Miss Norah Bourke
THE EARLY YEARS

A Riot of the Senses
LIFE AT SUTTON COURTENAY 1895-1920

No Husband, No Money, No Home
A NEW LIFE: GARDENING AS NECESSITY

She is an Artist and the Garden is Her Paintbox
THE EARLY CLIENTS

A Continual Va-et-Vient – What a Life It is
GARDENS LARGE AND SMALL

If You Had Money, She Was the One to Spend It!
ARISTOCRATS, PRINCES AND PRINCESSES

Out All Day . . . and Dining Early in Tea Gowns
MORE ARISTOCRATS AND GARDENING ON THE CONTINENT

These Extraordinary Events
THE KING AND MRS. SIMPSON

Take Care and Rush for Shelter
HARDSHIP AND THE WAR

Her Beauty Gladdened Our Eyes
THE FINAL CHAPTER

Footnotes

Biographical Notes - Norah Lindsay's Circle of Friends

Client List

Bibliography

Index

Author's Acknowledgments

Picture Acknowledgments