By C. S. Richardson
Like his father earlier than him, Octavio runs the Notre-Dame bakery, and is familiar with the key recipe for the best Parisian baguette. yet, additionally like his father, Octavio hasn't ever mastered the artwork of analyzing and his merely wisdom of the realm past the bakery door comes from his personal mind's eye.
Just a number of streets away, Isabeau works out of sight within the basement of the Louvre, attempting to disregard her disfigured attractiveness by means of wasting herself within the work she restores and the tales she reads.
The may well by no means have met, yet for a curious chain of coincidences regarding a mysterious vacationer, an impoverished painter, a jaded bookseller, and a e-book of fairytales, misplaced and located . . .
CS RICHARDSON's first novel, the tip of the Alphabet, was once a world bestseller released in 13 nations and ten languages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for most sensible ebook (Canada & the Caribbean), it used to be named on 4 better of the yr lists and was once tailored for radio drama through BBC Radio four. Richardson is usually an complete and award-winning publication fashion designer. He lives and works in Toronto.
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63-6; new edition in Recueil des actes de Charles le Chauve, no. 25,1, 62—5. Tessier dates the act to between June 840 and August 843. Muller 1987, pp. 15—18. O n Charles' residences more generally, see Bruhl 1968, pp. 3 9 52. See also the perceptive comments by Nelson (1979, pp. 111—15) on Charles' use of the wealth of urban and suburban monasteries. 40 Letaldus' account of the history of Micy in the ninth and tenth centuries demonstrates how complete and detrimental such episcopal control of a monastery could be.
670—81). In any event the abbey 19 20 21 22 23 AASS, Nov. 11, part 2, p. 368. Quentin 1903, particularly pp. 369—72 on the date of the earliest manuscript to mention the translation. 2, pp. 164—5. Meyvaert 1955, pp. 4—16; Goffart 1967, pp. 108—9; Hourlier 1979c Munding 1930; Weber 1952 (a critical edition is provided on pp. 141-2); Hourlier 1979b, pp. 220-3; Goffart 1967, pp. 109 and 115-31. The date of the text is provided by the manuscripts. Bauerreiss (1950) suggests that this account was written by a monk of Benediktbeuren on the occasion of the translation of some of Benedict's relics to that monastery, but that argument has been rejected by Goffart 1967, pp.
F° r comparative purposes, see StanclifFe's (1979) account of the Christianization of the neighbouring Touraine. 15, p. 147. Loyen 1969, pp. 70—2; Renaud 1978a, pp. 86-^7. Cf. the arguments of earlier scholars, who attempted to prove that the work either decisively predated or was dependent upon that of Gregory of Tours. Cuissard (1886, pp. 201—2) suggests that it was the completion of Sidonius Apollinaris' work. Krusch (MGH, SRM, m, 105) dates it to the eighth century, while Theiner (1832, p. 9) dates it to the ninth.