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A professional man of letters - critic, editor, biographer - though never a professional poet, Ian Hamilton (1938-2001) referred to his poems as 'miraculous lyrical arrivals', and he bided their time with exemplary patience and humility. His widely praised first collection, "The Visit", published by Faber in 1970, was incorporated into Fifty Poems in 1988, itself expanded...more
Hardcover, 131 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Faber & Faber (first published May 7th 2009)
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A powerful yet rewarding collection of Imagistic poems tackling illness (of body AND mind), death and grief.
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Robert Ian Hamilton was a British literary critic, reviewer, biographer, poet, magazine editor and publisher.

He was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk. His parents were Scottish and had moved to Norfolk in 1936. Hamilton's father died when he was 13. The family moved to Darlington in 1951 and there at age 17 in sixth form at school Hamilton produced two issues of his own magazine, which was called The S...more
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