The Mother of Beauty – by Nigel Andrew

Some cheering news! Nigel Andrew – aka our very own Nige of Nigeness – has written a beautiful, fascinating and highly original book…

The Mother of Beauty about English parish churches – more specifically, the undervalued national treasure that is the vast and scattered collection of 17th Century church monuments.

English churches contain an astonishing quantity of the finest sculpture and architecture. Nige makes them accessible to anyone with, as he puts it, an ‘eye for beauty’. But of course, being Nige, it’s also about a lot more than just monuments. There’s death, poetry, life, Englishness and, yes, butterflies…

Buy The Mother of Beauty here.

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