The account of Garden Marcus had echoes of Chance, the hero of Jerzy Kosinski’s satire ‘Being There’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2020


Reading a rather breathless account about Marcus Bridgewater (Garden Marcus on TikTok) and his philosophy of gardening, self-care and life, made me think of Chance, the main protagonist in Jerzy Kosinski’s 1970 novel ‘Being There’. Mr Bridgewater, 33, lives in Texas, loves to garden and has 653,000 TikTok followers.  The New York Times describes him … Continue reading “The account of Garden Marcus had echoes of Chance, the hero of Jerzy Kosinski’s satire ‘Being There’”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK