On Silbury Hill download free [PDF and Ebook] by Adam Thorpe

On Silbury Hill download free [PDF and Ebook] by Adam Thorpe year 2016
  • Book name: On Silbury Hill
  • Author: Adam Thorpe
  • Release date: 2016/7/17
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781908213365
  • Rating: 9.17 of 10
  • Votes: 421
  • Review by: Liam Gardner
  • Review rating: 7.9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 232
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Twenty years after the publication of his classic novel Ulverton, the acclaimed poet and novelist Adam Thorpe revisits the landscape which inspired him. Silbury Hill in Wiltshire has perplexed people for generations. Was it once an island, moated by water? Was it a place of worship and celebration, perhaps a vast measure of the passing seasons? Along with Stonehenge and Avebury, was it part of a healing landscape or a physical memory of the long-ago dead? Silbury Hill is the sum of all that we project. A blank screen where human dreams and nightmares flicker. The hill has been part of Adam Thorpe's own life since his schooldays at Marlborough, which he would often escape in the surrounding downlands. He has carried Silbury ever since, through his teenage years in Cameroon, into his adulthood in England and France: its presence fused to each landscape which became his home.On Silbury Hill is Adam Thorpe's own projection onto Silbury's grassy slopes. It is a chalkland memoir told in fragments and family snapshots,skilfully built, layer on layer, from Britain's ancient and modern past.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H30M8S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Memoirs, Biography: Literary, Natural History Books, British & Irish History, Medieval History, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: DOC, WORD, RB, JPG, PNG, PDF, EPUB, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, ISO, Z, RAR, TZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x176x23mm
  • Weight: 272g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

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