I’m grateful to THE ROYAL SCOTTISH FORESTRY SOCIETY and reviewer Syd House for the review of Green Gold published this spring.
a style which will be comfortable for non-plant readers as well as informed enthusiasts
the absence of records allows the author to tell a tale of adventure, disaster, romance and salvation, wrapped around botanical exploration. He weaves not only between two continents but also between the pastSyd House, Scottish Forestry, Vol.74, No.1 Spring 2020
and the present, keeping the reader alert as to exactly where they
are at any given point! This blend of ‘faction’ does not always work,
but in this book it does, and to the reader’s benefit