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  • 'I recommend Hamilton at every opportunity, because he was such a wonderful writer and yet is rather under-read today. All his novels are terrific' Sarah Waters 'If you were looking to fly from Dickens to Martin Amis with just one overnight stop, ...


  • The modest Miss Roach finds herself trapped in a grotesque boarding house and its despairing inhabitants, in a blacked-out war-consumed town. Into this world step two American soldiers - do they offer the chance of freedom or are they simply new furi...


  • In Craven House , among the shifting, uncertain world of the English boarding house, with its sad population of the shabby genteel on the way down - and the eternal optimists who would never get up or on - the young Patrick Hamilton, with loving, ho...



  • From the moment he set eyes on Mrs Plumleigh-Bruce, Gorse knew he had found another victim...Ernest Ralph Gorse, devious hero of Hamilton's acclaimed The West Pier, turns up again one cold January night in 1928, in the saloon bar of The Friar; Readin...



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    A pitch-black comedy set in London overshadowed by the looming threat of the Second World War, Patrick Hamilton's Hangover Square includes an introduction by J.B. Priestley in Penguin Modern Classics. London, 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earls ...


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    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...