Portrait In Black

The Life of Patrick Hamilton (1904 - 1962)
Biographer Nigel Jones celebrates the centenary of the birth of author Patrick Hamilton, who observed and wrote about a world of seedy boarding-houses, 3rd class railway compartments, dance halls, pubs, piers and flea-pit cinemas inhabited by swindlers and those on the verge of breakdown.

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