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Post by Carolin » August 2nd, 2018, 1:00 am

The Romance of Plant Life by George Francis Scott Elliot (1862 - 1934).
Romance needs not always indicate a love story. In the series "The Library of Romance", authors look at the romantic side of science. The different books cover all different disciplines, including chemistry, astronomy, engineering, and, as in this case, biology.
In this volume, G.F. Scott Elliot walks us through the romantic side of plant life. How do plants move towards the light, what are the dangers to little saplings, how can parts of plants be used for medicine, and why are some of them delicious and others poisonous? Listen to this book to find out. ( Carolin)
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Post by Carolin » August 9th, 2018, 10:58 pm

We are now well on the way to completing the romance of modern invention, so here is the forth volume in the library of romance for librivox, this time, plant life :D

All readers and a dpl are most welcome!

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Post by BettyB » August 10th, 2018, 2:38 am

My first time reading in this series. May I claim 9...


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Post by mightyfelix » August 10th, 2018, 7:35 am

This looks fascinating! I'll do 27 and 28, please.
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Post by Carolin » August 10th, 2018, 12:23 pm

Thank you both :D

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