Hamilton Basso

Finalist, 1960 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1955 National Book Awards

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The Light Infantry Ball

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ISBN 9789997557704 Doubleday and Company

Hamilton Basso's The Light Infantry Ball is a novel of the years of crisis that led to the fall of the plantation South, and of the more personal crisis of a well-born, highly-placed family caught up not only in the tensions of the time but in complexities of their own identities and relations to each other. More about this book >

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The View from Pompey's Head

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ISBN 9780807123348

A deft interlacing of recollection and suspense, The View from Pompey’s Head is Hamilton Basso’s most popularly acclaimed novel. When first published, it spent forty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and was translated into seven languages. More about this book >

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