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  • A Strange Businessby James Hamilton

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst time, its control the market. In this rich and fascinating book, James Hamilton investigates the vibrant... more...

  • Turner - A Lifeby James Hamilton

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 9.99

    J.M.W Turner exhibited his work proudly but was correspondingly reticent about his private life. In 1799, aged 24, he became an Associate of the Royal Academy at the youngest possible age. While influential collectors competed to buy his paintings, Turner travelled widely, observing landscape and people, and collecting material for a cycle of images... more...

  • Turner - A Lifeby James Hamilton

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    In this blend of biography and art history, the author introduces Turner to a new generation, dispels many myths, and depicts him as a giant of the 19th century and a beacon for the 21st. more...

  • Turner - A Lifeby James Hamilton

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 24.37

    In this blend of biography and art history, the author introduces Turner to a new generation, dispels many myths, and depicts him as a giant of the 19th century and a beacon for the 21st. more...

  • A Very Personal Warby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 20.40

    A Very Personal War , first published in 1971, was James Hamilton-Paterson's first non-fiction book, and though out of print for many years it retains its force and relevance today. 'In 1969 my agent called me into his office to meet a mysterious man who wanted his story told. He was Cornelius Hawkridge, who had escaped from Hungary during the... more...

  • The Bell-Boyby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 17.49

    The Bell-Boy was James Hamilton-Paterson's third novel, first published in 1990. 'Somewhere on my tropical travels I encountered a rickety hotel on whose roof an ancient servant lived in a converted hen coop. This gave me the idea for a young bell-boy, Laki, who is up from the provinces and lives on top of his hotel in the holy city of Malomba.... more...

  • The View from Mount Dogby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    James Hamilton-Paterson's first collection of stories was published in 1986: in a prefatory note the author claims inspiration from the 'putative memory' of a Cynic philosopher whose 'brilliant crabbiness' saw him exiled to the foothills of the titular Mount Dog. The collection that follows is a disquietingly humorous volume which tilts the reader's... more...

  • America's Boyby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 18.94

    In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by Cory Aquino's 'People Power' revolution focused global attention on the Philippines. Western media took their lead from the US, and the untrammelled denigration of the fleeing dictator and his wife served to tarnish the Philippines more generally. James Hamilton-Paterson, who knew the Philippines... more...

  • Griefworkby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 17.49

    Griefwork , James Hamilton-Paterson's third novel, was first published in 1993. 'This book had its genesis in a vivid dream about a Holland-like landscape of dykes which caused me to catch the next plane to Amsterdam. The story is set in the tropical palm house of a botanical garden - possibly in the Netherlands - just after the Second World War.... more...

  • Ghosts of Manilaby James Hamilton-Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 18.94

    'James Hamilton-Paterson's excoriating book would be unbearably painful were it not so beautifully written. The clarity of his vision and the lucid elegance of his prose - lightened by flashes of gallows humour - make this one of the most extraordinary and powerful novels I have read for years.' Literary Review Ghosts of Manila (first published... more...