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On The Black Hill

On The Black Hill

Author(s): Bruce Chatwin

Location(s): Wales

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

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On the Black Hill is an elegantly written tale of identical twin brothers who grow up on a farm in rural Wales and never leave home. They till the rough soil and sleep in the same bed, touched only occasionally by the advances of the 20th century. In depicting the lives of Benjamin and Lewis and their interactions with their small local community Chatwin comments movingly on the larger questions of human experience. (19980720)

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These rich and hugely vivid descriptions give the reader an insight into the minutiae of daily existence, and as a consequence we come to know twin brothers Lewis and Ben Jones as they grow...

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