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By Harold Koopowitz

ISBN-10: 0991276108

ISBN-13: 9780991276103

The George and Matilda tales all revolve approximately occasions or proof that quandary orchids. The tales variety from the invention of infrequent vegetation within the in the past prior to the extinction of species in a destiny time. The tales are specified in that whereas each one story occurs in a unique time period and nation, the characters and their personalities continuously stay a similar. George and Matilda are typically observed through George’s ally William and Matilda’s great-aunt Bertha. every one of these tales have been initially released within the "Orchid Digest" and some of these have been additionally translated for the Russian journal "Orchid World." This e-book includes 21 brief tales; six of those are new and feature by no means been released sooner than. The stories are full of experience and tongue-in-cheek humor. every one tale ends with a synopsis of the proof at the back of that event. the tale "Tea, Tigers and Spice" occurs in nineteenth Century Bhutan the place our heroes are natives on a tea plantation. they have to care for a ferocious tiger and a German orchid thief searching for the locality of a newly came upon slipper orchid. one of the tales, "Dog’s Stones and Lycanthropes" is decided in medieval England the place George and William look for a plant they think can help Matilda conceive a boy child. alongside the best way they come upon a furry guy who can be a werewolf. "The resource of the Nile" has George and William as local porters in East Africa with the well-known explorer Speke as he discovers Lake Victoria. In one other tale, "A recognized Fact," set in Hawai’i within the Nineteen Fifties, William is abducted and held for ransom and it's as much as Matilda to save lots of the day. One story, "Nature of the Beast," is determined in 1880 on a steamship crossing the Atlantic from England to Venezuela. right here George and Matilda are despatched through Frederic Sander to go looking for the fascinating white orchid, Masdevallia tovarensis, and needs to care for a secret agent despatched by way of a rival enterprise. those tales will attraction not just to plant and orchid fans but in addition an individual who enjoys enjoyable brief stories.

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