The Visit (poetry collection)

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The Visit is a collection of poems by Ian Hamilton published in 1970 by Faber and Faber.[1] This was a somewhat reworked and expanded version of the 1964 pamphlet. The thirty-three poems contained in The Visit all reflect Hamilton's concise writing style. Hamilton subsequently spoke about the relationship between the stressful circumstances of his personal life — in particular the mental illness of his wife; and the brevity of the poems.

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  1. ^ Tayler, Christopher (18 March 2013). "Ian Hamilton's collected poems are a source of wonder, review - Telegraph". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 10 October 2015.

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