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Finally Fit

Ian Hamilton

‘By eight-thirty, the rain was sheeting down, and the thunder and lightning seemed to be directly overhead. The police dogs around the track began to bark. Were lions whelping in the street? Had Gazza been too saucy with the gods?’

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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