The Pinecone

The Pinecone

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In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical Victorian church in England. This vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed, passionate, and unusual in every way.

Sarah Losh is a lost Romantic genius—an antiquarian, an architect, and a visionary. Born into an old Cumbrian family, heiress to an industrial fortune, Losh combined a zest for progress with a love of the past. In the church, her masterpiece,… (più)

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Her narrative, if not “a poem in three dimensions,” as she describes Losh’s church, stands as an elegant and instructive rendering of a life, a place and a time.

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Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (15 Gennaio 2013)

Collezione: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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