Richard Askwith Unbreakable: Winner of the Telegraph Sports Book Awards Biography of the Year (EAN:9781784708405)

Category: Libri e riviste Brand: Richard Askwith
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Discover a story that defies belief: National Velvet meets Downton Abbey with a splash of Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa's The Leopard.\n\n* WINNER OF THE 2020 TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR *\n\n* LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR *\n\nCzechoslovakia, October 1937. Vast crowds have gathered to watch the Grand Pardubice steeplechase, Europe's most blood-curdling sporting test of manhood. With war looming, the race has a brutal political significance. The Nazis have sent the SS's all-conquering paramilitary horsemen to crush - yet again - the 'subhuman Slavs'. But Lata Brandisova, a silver-haired countess on a little golden mare, has other ideas...\n\n'Heart-stopping reading' Clover Stroud, Daily Telegraph