Chin up, hands holding the model spire before him, eyes half closed; joy -. ‘I’ve waited half my life for this day!’ Opposite him, the other side of the model of the cathedral on its trestle table stood the chancellor, his face dark with shadow, over ancient pallor. I don’t know, my Lord Dean. He peered across at the model of the spire, where Jocelin held it so firmly in both hands. His voice was bat-thin, and wandered vaguely into the large, high air of the chapter house. But if you consider that this small piece of wood - how long is it?’
Home William Golding The Spire. When he returned to the spire, the hosannaing heads were built in at the top of each window. He leaned over the growing edge of the wall, and saw them there from above, each with hair blown back, each with a nose projecting like a beak
Home William Golding The Spire. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19. By the west door he had got himself together again. He leaned over the growing edge of the wall, and saw them there from above, each with hair blown back, each with a nose projecting like a beak. They shouted at the tracks which feet were cutting in the downland, they ignored the birds that perched and muted whitely on them.
Home William Golding The Spire. Where is the Sacrist?’ The young man leapt to his feet, saving a book as he did so. ‘My Lord, he came through -’. ‘Where is the Sacrist?’ The young man leapt to his feet, saving a book as he did so. Jocelin snatched the next curtain aside; but there was no one in the school room either.
The Spire is a 1964 novel by the English author William Golding. A dark and powerful portrait of one man's will", it deals with the construction of the 404-foot high spire loosely based on Salisbury Cathedral; the vision of the fictional Dean Jocelin. In this novel, William Golding utilises stream of consciousness writing with an omniscient but increasingly fallible narrator.
There were three sorts of people. Told with an inventive narration that reflects Jocelin’s ever-increasing madness, The Spire is an astonishing portrait of obsession, betrayal, and arrogance. Those who ran, those who stayed, and those who were built in’. Set in medieval England, The Spire tells the story of one man’s vision – the construction of an enormous spire onto a cathedral without foundations. Jocelin’s vision produces terrible consequences for those around him; the human ‘cost’ of one man’s folly. The novel has been recorded by Benedict Cumberbatch as an audiobook. Quite simply, a marvel’.
William Golding's 1964 novel about the building of a spire is a study of bringing the near-impossible into being. His writing is no less miraculous, argues Craig Raine. William Golding's 1964 novel about the building of a spire is a study of bringing the near-impossible into being. His writing is no less miraculous.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Book by Golding, William. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Monteith asked for some changes to the text and the novel was published in September 1954 as Lord of the Flies
The Spire is a 1964 novel by the English author William Golding. William Golding was born in his grandmother's house, 47 Mount Wise, Newquay, Cornwall. Golding's mother, who was Cornish and whom he considered "a superstitious celt", used to tell him old Cornish fairy tales from her own childhood. Monteith asked for some changes to the text and the novel was published in September 1954 as Lord of the Flies. The Spire follows the building and near collapse of a huge spire onto a medieval cathedral.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 22 сент. William Golding wrote Lord of the Flies. Nearly everyone knows this. And nearly no one could name another of his books. The vision that drives Dean Jocelin to construct an immense new spire above his cathedral tests the limits of all who surround him. The foundationless stone pillars shriek and the earth beneath them heaves under the structure's weight as the Dean's will weighs down his collapsing faith. Meanwhile, the towering spire casts a shadow of dread on all those who behold it. Результаты поиска по книге. Отзывы - Написать отзыв.