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by Katherine Swift

Author: Katherine Swift
Subcategory: Computer Science
Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; UK ed. edition (April 6, 2009)
Pages: 368 pages
Category: Technologies and Computers
Rating: 4.7
Other formats: mbr mobi lit txt

In 1988 Katherine Swift arrived at the Dower House at Morville to create a garden of her ow. Spanning thousands of years, The Morville Hours takes the form of a medieval Book of Hours.

In 1988 Katherine Swift arrived at the Dower House at Morville to create a garden of her own. This beautifully written, utterly absorbing book is the history of the many people who have lived in the same Shropshire house, tending the same soil, passing down stories over the generations. It is a book about finding one's place in the world and putting down roots

The Morville Hours takes the form of the medieval Book of Hours, recalling the monastic past of the house.

But is also the story of one life: of relationships tested to breaking point, of despair and loss as well as joy and achievement. It is a journey through the seasons, but also a journey of self-exploration. It is a book about finding one's place in the world and putting down roots

The Morville Hours book. Katherine Swift has authored a beautiful and fascinating book that covers plenty of ground, both literal and metaphorical

The Morville Hours book. Katherine Swift has authored a beautiful and fascinating book that covers plenty of ground, both literal and metaphorical. Alongside a description of her 20+ year project to transform the garden of the Dower House at Morville comes an intriguing look at both medieval Books of Hours and the rhythms of monastic prayer in the Liturgy of the Hours/ the Office. It is a book about finding one's place in the world and putting down roots.

Katherine Swift digs or leans on her spade, looking, listening, imagining, as the garden she has . In 1988, Katherine and her husband, Ken Swift, leased the Dower House, Morville, Shropshire, from the National Trust for 20 years.

It is also a tumult of observation and the love of knowledge, shot through with glints of autobiography. Her intention was that she, an untried gardener, would dig up a field and create a large, elaborate garden,.

The Morville Hours could easily have been just a whimsical little book, but Swift brings profound knowledge and insight to her story

She managed to convince the National Trust by using words alone. The Morville Hours could easily have been just a whimsical little book, but Swift brings profound knowledge and insight to her story. She reads the landscape like a manuscript, "a palimpsest of texts", deciphering its history, meaning and joy.

In 1988 Katherine Swift arrived at the Dower House at Morville to create a garden of her ow. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. This beautifully written. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. The Morville Hours - Katherine Swift. Some people watch birds. Sometimes it’s the same thing, as when the buzzards soar on a rising thermal above the garden, or the swifts and house martins chase high-flying gnats on a summer’s day.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is an ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced in about 1440 by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is an ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced in about 1440 by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves. It is one of the most lavishly illuminated manuscripts to survive from the 15th century and has been described as one of the masterpieces of Northern European illumination

In 1988 Katherine Swift arrived at the Dower House at Morville to create a garden of her own. This beautifully written, utterly absorbing book is the history of the many people who have lived in the same Shropshire house, tending the same soil, passing down stories over the generations. Spanning thousands of years, The Morville Hours takes the form of a medieval Book of Hours. It is a meditative journey through the seasons, but also a journey of self-exploration. It is a book about finding one's place in the world and putting down roots.