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On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin

An old-fashioned family saga, On the Black Hill opens at the turn of the century on a hill farm in Wales. This is a deeply felt and moving novel about complex characters and relationships, full of intimate detail about rural life in Great Britain.
Bruce Chatwin was born in Sheffield. On the Black Hill won the Whitbread Best First Novel Award in 1982.

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On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin