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Asking for it

James Hamilton-Paterson

‘Having my hair cut one morning in February 1999, I fell foul of one of those barber-shop discussions which are a feature of life here in Italy’.

James Hamilton-Paterson

James Hamilton-Paterson is the author of Gerontius, Seven-Tenths, Three Miles Down and Griefwork, among other books. His work has been translated into many languages. America’s Boy and Playing with Water are also available from Granta Books. He lives in Italy and the Philippines.

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