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russell flint, a book of poems

The Mill Pool, St. Jean de Cole

Russell Flint





Limited edition of 850
Published; October, 1980.

St-Jean is a village some 12 miles east of Brantome on the river Cole, and due to Napoleon's highway engineers, is a very easy village to miss.
What is apparently the main road goes straight to and over a relatively modern bridge, whereas a hundred yards or so to the side
there is a most charming village square with a little humpback packhorse bridge next to the mill which is the subject of this painting.
It has something of the atmosphere of a Cotswold village but as with many parts of France its anachronistic charm is giving way to
the many benefits of an affluent economy.

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