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Portly Again?

Ian Hamilton

‘‘English football’s most precocious and precious talent is evaporating into the skies over Italy like the fading flares of a half-spent Roman candle.‘

Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton was a poet, editor and biographer. His books include A Gift Imprisoned: The Poetic Life of Matthew Arnold and Keepers of the Flame: Literary Estates and the Rise of Biography. He edited the Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays.

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