All My Wild Mothers : Motherhood, loss and an apothecary garden by Victoria Bennett 9781529398656

All My Wild Mothers : Motherhood, loss and an apothecary garden


In the lush and fragrant pages of "All My Wild Mothers," Victoria Bennett weaves a poignant tapestry of motherhood, loss, and the restorative power of nature. As she tends her apothecary garden, each seed and stem becomes a vessel for her grief, blossoming into a profound exploration of the intricate bonds between women, sisters, and the earth itself. With raw candor, Bennett invites us into the depths of her journey, navigating the duality of joy and sorrow that accompanies the arrival of new life while grappling with her sister's untimely passing. Herbal folklore and ancestral wisdom intertwine seamlessly, offering solace and wisdom as she forges a path through the wilderness of her experiences.

Victoria Bennett is a storyteller of rare talent, her words imbued with a reverence for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to honoring the complexities of the human spirit. In this soul-stirring memoir, she emerges as a voice for all those who have found solace in the embrace of the wild, reminding us that even in our darkest moments, there is beauty to be found in the most unexpected places.

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