God's Architect - Pugin And The Building Of Romantic Britain [Book Of The Week]

Rosemary Hill's biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, one of Britain's greatest architects, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne.

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20071113

God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain

Rosemary Hill's biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, one of Britain's greatest architects, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne.

2/5.

The young Pugin falls in love, but tragic events loom which will shape both his career and his personal life.

20071114

God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain

Rosemary Hill's biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, one of Britain's greatest architects, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne.

3/5.

An unusual design for Pugin's new home in Salisbury proves controversial.

Nevertheless, the young architect's career takes off as his religious convictions exercise a greater influence.

20071115

God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain

Rosemary Hill's biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, one of Britain's greatest architects, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne.

4/5.

Pugin's career reaches its peak.

Meanwhile, sudden changes in his domestic life see him emerge as a doting father to his six children.

20071116

God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain

Rosemary Hill's biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, one of Britain's greatest architects, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne.

5/5.

Pugin finds new love, but professionally his star is on the wane.

0120071112

Pugin is perhaps best known for his Gothic decoration at the Palace of Westminster.