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Alba is a seven year old little girl who lives happily with her family; but suddenly, a disease called cancer meets their lives and Alba?s mother dies. Andrés, Alba?s father, will try to explain Alba the meaning of death through a simple and caring language, so both of them together can be in mourn in an endearing way. Finally, Alba understands...
La Morte Alla Ares por Simon Winchester;
No empire in history built so variously as the British empire in India. The buildings there attest to the richness of an imperial presence that lasted--from the first trading settlement to the end of the Raj--some three hundred years. The attitude of the British to India was compounded partly of arrogance, but partly also of homesickness, and it shows in their constructions. Georgian terraces were adapted to tropical conditions, Victorian railway stations were elaborately orientalized, seaside villas were adjusted to suit Himalayan conditions, and everywhere the fundamental ambivalence of the British empire, a baffling mixture of good and evil, was mirrored in the imperial architecture. This book, now reissued with an introduction by Simon Winchester, was the first to describe the whole range of British constructions in India. The text and photographs illustrate these buildings not simply as physical objects, but as reflections of an empire's mingled emotions. Stones of Empire charts an enterprise in architecture, engineering, and social adaptation unique in human history. `Review from previous edition '...magical prose and marvellous photographs'' Sunday Times