pavilions of the heart

PAVILIONS OF THE HEART — The Four Walls of Love

Lesley Blanch

Lesley Blanch takes us across the world to visit fourteen different settings where lovers have united for a while, a night, or a lifetime. They range from a modest house near Wimbledon where Nelson loved; the estate of Woronince in the steppes of southern Russia from where Liszt and Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein had to flee … to Sultan Murad's room in the Seraglio; a prison in Siberia; and a Portuguese nun's cell.

LESLEY BLANCH – Legends can be as convincing as the most documented history, and legendary characters, particularly those long-dead lovers who are the stuff of legends, can obtain an obsessive hold.

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