Hamilton's poems are as passionate in their austerity, and as austere in their passion, as Hopper or Hardy
Hamilton writes short, smart, sometimes enigmatic poems that seem carved out of driftwood, or old bones
Full of delicate and muscular truths and graced with rare intelligence, this posthumous volume offers the gifts of a uniquely sensitive mind
Hamilton's poems are delicate only in the way a suspension bridge is: neither is marked by unnecessary ornament or fragility, and it would be a mistake to regard either as anything other than rigorously tough
'All Souls is a devastating reminder of one's own mortality, written by a writer who has gone too soon'
Saskia Hamilton is not a quiet poet, just an extremely subtle and fierce one. There is a quality of spiritual stubbornness and astonishing resilience that courses through even her briefest utterances
Full of delicate and muscular truths and graced with rare intelligence, this posthumous volume offers the gifts of a uniquely sensitive mind.
For [Hamilton], history is made of tiny, intimate moments, and the poems remember the pleasures of museum visits, summer afternoons, conversations with friends... I loved this precise, brave book, and wanted it to keep going