[KINDLE] ❆ The Slow Breath of Stone A Romanesue Love Story ❤ Pamela Petro – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk An absorbing travel book a meditation on geology photography Romanesue art and the romance of physical decline The Slow Breath of Stone throws a mirror on Europe of the Middle Ages and its hold on us An absorbing travel book a Breath of eBook ´ meditation on geology photography Romanesue art and the romance of physical decline The Slow Breath of Stone throws a mirror on Europe of the Middle Ages and its hold on us today In the years following The Slow Epub / the devastations of the first world war a brilliant young American couple Kingsley and Lucy Porter traveled to south west France to document the abbeys and basilicas of the Romanesue period Their extraordinary photographs revealed some of the most feverishly inventive stonescapes Slow Breath of PDF É in Europe stories chiselled from the Bible and nightmares rams playing harps and devils eating men's brains; a female centaur pulling a mermaid's hair; women suckling snakes at their breasts For the Porters these were images of an imagined world that unlocked Slow Breath of Stone A PDF \ secrets of the th century but menacingly cast a dark shadow over their marriage In The Slow Breath of Stone Pamela Petro rents a car and using the Porter's photographs and Lucy's journal as her map retraces their journey through the wild landscapes of the Rouergue She visits the beautiful and disturbing sculptures of monsters and animals devouring prey that adorn the cathedrals Slow Breath of Stone A PDF \ of Cahors and Carcassonne and she explores a limestone uarry from where these great slabs of stone were hewn a thousand years ago She walks the routes of pilgrimages testaments to the tenacity of human hope meeting people along the way and savoring the local food and wine Above all she journeys deep into the strange relationship of the sexually incompatible Lucy and Kingsley following them to Donegal where their marriage was to end tragically and mysteriously on the cliffs of Inishbofin.
- 320 pages
- The Slow Breath of Stone A Romanesue Love Story
- Pamela Petro
- 10 March 2016 Pamela Petro