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Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics) - Patrick Hamilton
Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics)
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London 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earls Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation with Netta who is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George. George is adrift in hell, until something goes click in his head and he realizes that he must kill her.
London 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earls Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation with Netta who is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George. George is adrift in hell, until something goes click in his head and he realizes that he must kill her.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B002RI9JNC
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
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5.0 Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton
George Harvey Bone is a down on his luck fellow, infatuated with the lovely, yet heartless Netta Longdon, an actress whose only interest in George is taking advantage of his good natured generosity. But George has a secret. He's slipping into the grip of schizophrenia, suffering blackouts when he ha...
DuncanH
DuncanH rated it
4.0 Hangover Square
I was skimming through the books I have read so far this year and saw that I’d been a little harsh with my rating for this one. I think perhaps because it’s quite a dark, depressing tale. When comparing it to most of the gubbins I’ve read in 2013, it certainly ranks highly. So I’ve amended my rating...
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
"Hangover Square" was written at the peak of Patrick Hamilton's fame - which was by this time considerable. Like all Patrick Hamilton's novels, the story is in part inspired by incidents from Patrick Hamilton's life. Like the protagonist and narrator George Harvey Bone, Hamilton's life was becomin...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
Click!... Here it was again! He was walking along the cliff at Hunstanton and it had come again...Click!...
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