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'If you were looking to fly from Dickens to Martin Amis with just one overnight stop, then Hamilton is your man' Nick Hornby '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 'Beyond the fact that it was, in face of a vivid and calamitous ending, to reveal from his own experience the ardent splendours of Youth's adventure, he didn't quite know what his novel was going to be about.' Monday Morning wryly tells the story of Anthony, a young man taking his passionate first steps in life, in London, and in love. Not yet worn down by the world, Anthony is determined to write the novel that will bring him fame and fortune - and to marry the beautiful Diane. Patrick Hamilton's witty, playful first novel introduces us to the grimy world of metropolitan boarding houses and provincial theatrical digs that would be the setting for his later masterpieces Hangover Square and The Slaves of Solitude, and the hopes, dreams and regrets those who live there.

Product code: 9780349141640

ISBN 9780349141640
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
No. Of Pages 272
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H200xW134xS17
On Sale Date 02/08/2018
Abacus is reissuing all of Patrick Hamilton's novels, to bring them to a new audience. Long out of print, Monday Morning is Hamilton's first novel, and shows the brilliant mind that would go on to write the classic Hangover Square.