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The Colour of Heaven

by James Runcie | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9780007705597 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingimeretoowing of Telford , Shropshire United Kingdom on 2/26/2024
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Journal Entry 1 by wingimeretoowing from Telford , Shropshire United Kingdom on Monday, February 26, 2024
Venice in the year 1295. Admist the Ascension day festivities, Teresa Fiolaro, a woman who has longed for a child throughout her marriage, discovers an abandoned baby in a narrow canal. She calls him Paolo. Despite resistance from her husband, Marco, Teresa raises the child in their home among the glass - makers of Murano. As Paolo grows up, his new parents realise that their son is short - sighted - but that this close vision gives him a strange and acute eye for distinguishing colour and tone. Such a talent is recognised by Simone Martini, a painter from Siena, who sends Paolo on a quest to find the perfect ultramarine blue, the colour of heaven - a journey that will take him across the world, through Persia, Afghanistan, and China, in which he learns not only about colour, but sight and distance, death and beauty, faith and love.

Journal Entry 2 by wingimeretoowing at Telford Central Railway Station in Telford , Shropshire United Kingdom on Monday, February 26, 2024

Released 1 mo ago (2/26/2024 UTC) at Telford Central Railway Station in Telford , Shropshire United Kingdom

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