An Affair in Ruins

"An Affair in Ruins"

"The slides advanced: the warm light, the dry earth and the intoxicating tones of the weathered stone of ancient Rome suspended in the projectors' firm trajectories. Professor Azar would venture into the light, to point to some detail, to draw our attention to some historic trick of light playing itself out on the classroom wall."
An excerpt from "An Affair in Ruins" by J. R. Carpenter
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