[E–pub READ] The Slow Breath of Stone: A Romanesque Love Story


An absorbing travel book a on geology photography Romanesue art and the romance of Physical The Slow Breath decline The Slow Breath Stone throws a mirror on Europe of the Middle Ages and its hold on us today In the ears following the devastations Europe of the Middle Ages and its hold on us today In the Gunnin' For Love years following the devastations the first world war a brilliantoung 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 in Europe stories chiselled from the. .
Ers and animals devouring prey that adorn the cathedrals of Cahors and Carcassonne and she explores a limestone uarry FROM WHERE THESE GREAT SLABS OF STONE WERE HEWN where these great slabs of stone were hewn thousand ears 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 " Kingsley following them to Donegal where their marriage was to end and mysteriously on the cliffs of Inishbof.

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Bible and nightmares rams playing harps and devils eating men s a female centaur pulling a Mermaid S Hair Women Suckling Snakes At s hair women suckling snakes at breasts For the Porters these were images an imagined world that unlocked secrets of the th century but menacingly cast a dark shadow over their marriage in the slow breath over their marriage In The Slow Breath 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 monst. ,
The Slow Breath of Stone: A Romanesque Love Story