Psychological insight, character arcs, & time weaving .Jess Walter's magnificently delivers a beautiful, masterful story.

Beautiful Ruins

"He hadn't wanted s tennis court. He had wanted a painting of a tennis court" Beautiful Ruins : Jess Walter GREAT summer read - great anytime read!

Now known as Kilmallock Abbey, this beautiful ruin was established in the 13th century as a Dominican friary. Found on the north bank of the River Loobagh in County Limerick, a tour explores the elegant transept window and the 88-foot high tower, elegantly supported by narrow arches.

County Limerick

Medieval castles, flying fortresses and sprawling country manors – Limerick combines rugged urban fun with majestic countryside vistas.

"With Facebook and Twitter, we're all our own little publicists in a way. And the thing we think of as Hollywood is this kind of studio system, this thing that is sort of fractured and not what it was. The novel is full of shots at the vacuous banalities Hollywood turns out. Hollywood is like a giant mirror, I think, and I used it that way in the book, reflecting characters back to themselves."

On the Big Screen

Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter: One of the best books I've read in a while! Several people's live, past and present, woven into a love story.

Ancient ruins (maybe have some scattered around edge of surface, also a possible style reference.

Maybe over time, and after many rains, a stream was rerouted through the old temple ruins. It would probably be where the Impions would get their drinking water from to. It would be pretty convenient since they live in the ruins.

The Jumièges Abbey, one of the most beautiful ruins in France, was pillaged and burnt to ground by the Vikings in the 9th century. Not an ancient ruin, but still beautiful.

The Jumièges Abbey, one of the most beautiful ruins in France, was pillaged and burnt to ground by the Vikings in the century. Not an ancient ruin, but still beautiful.

Here's our guide to visiting the historic and hauntingly beautiful ruins of Masada, Israel.

A Guide to Masada, The Most Beautiful Ruins in Israel

Jumieges abbey ruins in Normandy, France near Rouen. Victor Hugo called them "the most beautiful ruins in France." I totally agree. | www.PenLensPaintbrush.com

Jumieges abbey ruins near Rouen. Victor Hugo (Writer of Les Miserables) called them "the most beautiful ruins in France"

Nature reclaims the space

An entry from Emilialua

Beautiful ruins of St Andrews Cathedral in Fife, Scotland

Scotland Road Trip Itinerary - Where to Go from East to West

A Guide to Masada, The Most Beautiful Ruins in Israel - Condé Nast Traveler

A Guide to Masada, The Most Beautiful Ruins in Israel

*MASADA, ISRAEL ~ Perched atop an isolated rock plateau on the eastern edge of…

Ireland isn’t famous for its mega cities, but what it lacks in major metropolises, it makes up for with an abundance of sweet, picturesque towns. The Emerald Isle swaps densely-packed skyscrapers for rows of colorful houses, beautiful ruins, castles, monasteries, atmospheric pubs, and mountain backdrops. So the next time you stray from Dublin, consider these eight idyllic small towns in Ireland.

The Most Picturesque Small Towns in Ireland

The next time you stray from Dublin, consider these eight idyllic small towns in Ireland.

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