Which are the top 10 bell & /or bellhanging related...

Anne Doggett adoggett at AukFWRGNOjvqTmD03Xw4y8scPoZer7PJHH7pmMk1Xkfhze3uqU0gTZJ6d0icf3ovrWlP-hV7NS4k9Q_6Bma-0Q.yahoo.invalid
Sat Sep 6 14:19:49 BST 2008

Village Bells by Alain Corbin, a work that has made me look more  
deeply at the
significance and meaning of bells.

In a message dated 03/09/2008 14:14:20 GMT Standard Time,
richard.offen at _cDlD2pRl8fWyfWkQ0e4USbk4v5s3Km6iRCxAFmVxZeiJqrps2ojwJchfQZvPp-EzkBSNXf1mLfOfV-j10Wvv5WsRWTR.yahoo.invalid writes:

I found the book an excellent cure for insomnia!

Likewise - I took it on Holiday & gave up after a few pages on the  


Looks as though I'm alone, but I thought Corbin's Village Bells was a  
wonderfully evocative exploration of village life in France during the  
nineteenth century, showing how the sound of bells was linked with the  
rhythms and meanings of everyday life. It is well written and well  
translated, and I read it with real pleasure.
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