By Jan Morris
Via an exploration of her state domestic in Wales, acclaimed trip author Jan Morris discovers the center of her interesting state and what it capability to be Welsh. Trefan Morys, Morris's domestic among the ocean and mountains of the distant northwest nook of Wales, is the 18th-century solid block of her former kinfolk condo within reach. Surrounding it are the fields and outbuildings, the dust, sheep, and farm animals of a operating Welsh farm.
She regards this modest construction not just as a mirrored image of herself and her existence, but in addition as epitomizing the small and complicated nation of Wales, which has defied the area for hundreds of years to maintain its personal identification. Morris brilliantly meditates at the beams and stone partitions of the home, its jumbled contents, its sounds and scents, its stories and population, and eventually discovers the profoundest meanings of Welshness.
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