When I was Lost | James Hamilton-Paterson | Granta Magazine

When I Was Lost

James Hamilton-Paterson

‘Maybe the trick is to find your surroundings so engrossing, so diverting, as to be unaware that anyone is missing you. The chances are nobody is’.

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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