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➿ Love of a Stonemason (Family Portrait, #2) Free ➶ Author Christa Polkinhorn – Eiyo.us

Love of a Stonemason (Family Portrait, #2) The Young Painter, Karla Bocelli, Is All Too Familiar With Loss When She Was Five Years Old, Her Mother Died In A Car Crash In The South Of Switzerland Her Peruvian Father Lives At The Other End Of The World, And A Year Ago, Her Aunt And Guardian Passed Away Now, At Age Twenty Four, Karla Almost Gets Hit By A Speeding Car As If This Wasn T Fateful Enough, Andreas, The Driver, Turns Out To Be A Sculptor And Carver Of Tombstones In Spite Of His Profession, Andreas Is Anything But Morbid Quick Tempered And Intense, He Exudes A Rough And Tumble Energy After A Tumultuous Start Of Their Relationship, Karla Comes To See In Andreas The Rock In Her Life, The Perfect Antidote To Her Fears Of Abandonment And Bouts Of Depression Andreas, However, Wrestles With His Own Ghosts An Alcoholic Father Who Abused Him As A Child And His Own Fits Of Anger Together, The Two Artists Must Confront The Demons That Haunt Them Love Of A Stonemason Is A Story About The Struggle Of Two Artists With Their Past, Their Family, Their Creativity, And Their Love For Each Other Told From The Point Of View Of Karla, It Depicts The World Through Her Painter S Sensibility It Takes The Reader On A Journey Full Of Sights, Smells, Tastes, And Sounds From The South Of Switzerland To Italy And The Peruvian Andes.

➿ Love of a Stonemason (Family Portrait, #2)  Free ➶ Author Christa Polkinhorn – Eiyo.us
  • Paperback
  • 446 pages
  • Love of a Stonemason (Family Portrait, #2)
  • Christa Polkinhorn
  • English
  • 02 November 2018
  • 1453662286

    10 thoughts on “➿ Love of a Stonemason (Family Portrait, #2) Free ➶ Author Christa Polkinhorn – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    A lyric love story and poignant tale of personal growth Highly recommended


  2. says:

    The first thing that went through my mind when I finished this book on Friday night was simply Wow I felt like I had been told a full story and while I wantedof Karla and Andreas at the end, the story really was complete I don t know when was the last time I truly felt that when I finished a book Ms Polkinhorn did a magnificient job crafting this story and getting it on the page The characters, scenery and happenings in the book really came alive for me and I felt like I was watchin The first thing that went through my mind when I finished this book on Friday night was simply Wow I felt like I had been told a full story and while I wantedof Karla and Andreas at the end, the story really was complete I don t know when was the last time I truly felt that wh...


  3. says:

    This book is lovely and full of grace Set mostly in Switzerland, with detours to Italy and Peru, LOVE OF A STONEMASON is about the relationship between Karla, a painter, and Andreas, a stonemason After a chance encounter that seems at first like a meet cute device though it isn t it introduces a theme that weaves throughout the novel , they live together, fight, commit mutual infidelity, get back together, marry, have two children, and grow as artists and people Christa Polkinhorn is insi This book is lovely and full of grace Set mostly in Switzerland, with detours to Italy and Peru, LOVE OF A STONEMASON is about the relationship between Karla, a painter, and Andreas, a stonemason After a chance encounter that seems at first like a meet cute device though it isn t it introduces a theme that weaves throughout the novel , they live together, fight, commit mutual infidelity, get back together, marry, have two children, and grow as artists and people Christa Polkinhorn is insightful about the nuances of this relationship and gives you a sense of how it deepens Unlike some fictional couples, Karla and Andreas conduct their relationship in an ongoing crowd of family and friends This is one reason the book is long there is so much LIFE in it Karla and Andreas are people you root for I found myself thinking I would like to spend an evening with them, drinking wine and talking They are good Not perfect or saintly or ...


  4. says:

    Reading Christa Polkinhorn s Love of a Stonemason is an inner visual experience Not only will you see locales in Switzerland, Peru, and Italy, but also, because her main characters are artists, you ll feel you ve toured a gallery of paintings and sculpture.Karla, the painter, and Andreas, the stonemason, meet in what at first appears to be a typi...


  5. says:

    I ve always liked travel adventure, and the richly detailed settings of this novel really satisfied that aspect of myself The build up of the relationship and rendering of the topic of love is done in a way that s old schoolish Old schoolish does not necessarily boring Recently especially in the YA genre , I haven t really gotten into the whole sync where the characters suddenly are attracted to each other, and start professing their undying love for each other What ever happened to the a I ve always liked travel adventure, and the richly detailed settings of this novel really satisfied that aspect of myself The build up of the relationship and rendering of the t...


  6. says:

    This was a tale of loss, love, and life told beautifully by Christa The characters are a touching blend of imperfect and real.The author s attention to detail is impecable and makes you feel as if you are traveling along with Karla and Andreas It s one of those books to take you away.I loved Christa s smooth writing style and ability to make m...


  7. says:

    Christa Polkinhorn s debut takes the reader on a journey of the heart across several lands Vivid portraits of Europe and South America will sweep you to those exotic locales and have you experiencing the vibra...


  8. says:

    Love of a Stonemason Review by Martha A Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds Dessert She saw the car just as she stepped into the crosswalk An old beat up Fiat screeched to a stop within a few inches away from her Karla jumped back and dropped her portfolio, spilling its content onto the pavement Her heart thudded and she took deep breaths, trying to calm the queasy feeling in her stomach That smell Burnt rubber A young man got out of the car and stared a Love of a Stonemason Review by Martha A Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds Dessert She saw the car just as she stepped into the crosswalk An old beat up Fiat screeched to a stop within a few inches away from her Karla jumped back and dropped her portfolio, spilling its content onto the pavement Her heart thudded and she took deep breaths, trying to calm the queasy feeling ...


  9. says:

    I was in therapy the other day aka web surfing for mindless crap and ran across a quote that sent off a flare in my mind For the past couple of days I have been reading Christa Polkinhorn s debut novel Love of a Stonemason and try as I might, I couldn t peg a witty or otherwise enchanting way of wording its message...


  10. says:

    431p The talented young painter, Karla Bocelli, is all too familiar with loss When she was five years old, her mother died in a car crash in the south of Switzerland Her Peruvian father lives at the other end of the world, and a year ago, her aunt and guardian passed away Now, at age twenty four, Karla almost gets hit by a speeding car As if this wasn t fateful enough, Andreas, the driver, turns out to be a sculptor and carver of tombstones In spite of his profession, Andreas is anything bu 431p The talented young painter, Karla Bocelli, is all too familiar with loss When she was five years old, her mother died in a car crash in the south of Switzerland Her Peruvian father lives at the other end of the world, and a year ago, her aunt and guardian passed away Now, at age twenty four, Karla almost gets hit by a speeding car As if this wasn t fateful enough, Andreas, the driver, turns out to be a sculptor and carver of tombstones In spite of his profession, Andreas...

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