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A Reading Life

Whiskey, war, and bad wallpaper

By Katherine A. Powers
June 3, 2007

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Even as you read these words, a Patrick Hamilton revival is well under way in Britain. Can it be drifting across the Atlantic? The recent republication of the novels "Hangover Square" (1941) (Europa, paperback, $14.95) and "The Slaves of Solitude" (1947) (New York Review Books, paperback, $14.95) suggests that it is. But there remains one question: Who is this guy? (Full article: 1120 words)

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