Hamill, Pete

Tagged: Author

(1935-    ) US journalist and author, active since about 1960; most of his work, nonfiction or fiction, focuses on his native New York, including two works of interest as Fantastika: in Snow in August (1997), a boy from Brooklyn and a Czech rabbi join forces to fight anti-Semitic thugs with the aid of a Golem; and Forever (2003) constructs a sustained though occasionally sentimental paean to New York through the centuries as experienced, and shaped, by an Irish rebel who is granted Immortality on condition he never leave Manhattan. Some moments Equipoisal with sf are adumbrated, wanly. [JC]

Peter Hamill

born New York: 24 June 1935

died

works

  • Snow in August (Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company, 1997) [hb/]
  • Forever (Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company, 2003) [hb/Chika Azuma]

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