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story of Chartres

Headlam, Cecil

story of Chartres

by Headlam, Cecil

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chartres (France)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cecil Headlam ; illustrated by Herbert Railton.
    SeriesThe mediaeval towns series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,361p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18559292M

      In Ponsonby Chartres, a boy of sixteen years, left Ireland and went to Canada to seek his fortune. After about a year, he moved to New York. In , he went back to England. He was treated as the returning prodigal son. Confronted with the warm and supportive embrace of a loving family, Pages: In British novelist Vickers’ (Dancing Backwards, , etc.) accomplished moral fable set in the French cathedral city of Chartres, Agnès is a blank canvas on whom others inscribe their own kind or less generous behavior. Abbé Paul treats her with concerned warmth; Professor Jones detects her illiteracy and teaches her to read; but Author: Salley Vickers.

      The Cleaner of Chartres could fit a niche for a reader who enjoys a French setting and a smattering of the language. Agnes is a likable enough character, and her story is true to the labyrinth themed construction.   The story incorporates just enough ’s slang and historical references to give it a true period feel. Evelyn Chartres, the mysterious and elusive French Canadian author, juxtaposes wit and humor with the horror of creature slaying/5.

      Evelyn Chartres is the nom de plume for a self-published Canadian author. The writer of four Gothic fantasy novels, Evelyn released her debut novel The Portrait in , and her latest The Van Helsing Resurgence in The story of Chartres by Headlam, Cecil, Publication date Topics Chartres (France) Publisher London, J. M. Dent & co. Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. 26 27 29 31 Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call numberPages:


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The Story Of Chartres book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original/5. The author is the world's foremost authority on Chartres, and is in residence there most of the year. He shows us the history of the cathedral and teaches us how to "read" the world-famous stained glass and sculpture, explaining the references to Scripture and /5(25).

The Story of Chartres. Cecil Headlam. Dent, - Chartres (France) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. “The Cleaner of Chartres by Salley Vickers is a subtle and ultimately joyous meditation on the nature of sin. The fairy-tale elements of Vickers’s novel are delicately layered into a contemporary moral and psychological drama every bit as absorbing as her Miss Garnet’s Angel.”—Elizabeth Buchan, The Sunday Times (UK).

Chartres is no story of Chartres book for an Atheist. The exclamation {3} of Napoleon on first entering the Cathedral of Notre-Dame is the keynote and summary of the town. For from the earliest dawn of its history down to the present day Chartres has preserved, almost unbroken, the tradition of a religious centre.

The Story Of Chartres by Cecil Headlam (Author), Herbert Railton (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

story of Chartres book 1/5(1). New York: Riverside Book Co., Chartres Cathedral is named the Church of Our Lady -- Notre-Dame. It houses a peculiar relic: the purported garment worn by Mary when Christ was born.

Or was it worn at the Annunciation. The story changes. From the author of Miss Garnets Angel, a story of the redemptive power of love and community in the famous French cathedral town There is something very special about Agnès Morel. A quiet presence in the small French town of Chartres, she can be found cleaning the famed medieval cathedral each morning and doing odd jobs for the townspeople/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Headlam, Cecil, Story of Chartres. London, J.M. Dent & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type. Leslie Charteris (born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, 12 May – 15 April ), was a British-Chinese author of adventure fiction, as well as a screenwriter.

He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of the charming antihero Simon Templar, alias "The Saint." Origin of Simon Templar. Move to the United : Audrey Long (m. ⁠–⁠). She is a recessive, taciturn character, through whom a wide range of people living in Chartres, or visiting it, reveal themselves.

Vickers assembles her story in Author: Ruth Scurr. The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral are held to be one of the best-preserved and most complete set of medieval stained glass, notably celebrated for their colours, especially their cobalt cover square metres in total and consist of bays illustrating biblical scenes, the lives of the saints and scenes from the life of trade guilds of the period.

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Together, the glass and statues — created to inspire the illiterate medieval masses — tell the entire Christian story. In the "book of Chartres," as. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

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The Cleaner of Chartres shows her on top form in a rich weave of loss and redemption spiked with Ms. Vickers’s irrepressible wit.”—Robert McCrum, The Observer (UK) “The fairy-tale elements of Vickers’s novel are delicatedly layered into a contemporary moral and psychological drama every bit as absorbing as her Miss Garnet’s Angel.

The story of Chartres. [Cecil Headlam] -- This beautifully illustrated book contains the history of Chartres Cathedral. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. The reader liked the story. The reader found the over-use of the author, the artist, and the dreamer annoying.

The reader still gave 5 stars. The reader will read other books by this author. The reader couldn't write a book if she tried so please take the readers criticism with a grain of salt. The reader thanks you.5/5. Universe of Stone A Biography of Chartres Cathedral.

Introduction. In some of the finest churches in Christendom were ransacked and the precious icons and relics were divided up among the plunderers. They snatched reliquaries from altars, forced open chests filled with holy treasures, stripped gold and silver metalwork from church fixtures.4/5(2).