The triologism caught my eye, but I like even more the play of light bouncing from a Venetian canal up through a partly shuttered window to flicker across ceiling scenes.

‘The reflected flicker that canals, during Venetian siestas, send up across the cloud-born apotheoses and rapes that cover the ceilings.’


Source: Patrick Leigh Fermor, A Time of Gifts (London: Penguin Books, 1977), p. 74-75

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