On the Black Hill
Nonetheless, the twins' world--a few square miles of Welsh countryside--is rich in the oddities, the wonders, and the tragedies of the human experience. In this extraordinary novel Bruce Chatwin has captured every nuance of the Welsh landscape and of the lives and souls of the people who lived there.
Praise For On the Black Hill…
“A masterpiece, a chronicle of ordinary lives told with extraordinary insight.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Scene after scene is brought to life with an enraptured attention that causes them to glow with an almost visionary light.” — The New York Times Book Review
“Remarkable…like a beautiful old quilt, made up of bright vivid patches, with scenes that surprise and delight and seem absolutely true.” — People
“A rare book, one of those splendid evocations of place made so justifiably famous by masters of the British novel in the past century: George Eliot, Hardy, Lawrence” — Houston Post
Penguin Books, 9780140068962, 256pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 1984