Unbreakable: WINNER OF THE 2020 TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR

Richard Askwith

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 05-03-2020

£9.99

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Description

Discover a story that defies belief: National Velvet meets Downton Abbey with a splash of Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa’s The Leopard.* WINNER OF THE 2020 TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR ** LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR *Czechoslovakia, 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…’Heart-stopping reading’ Clover Stroud, Daily Telegraph

Additional information

Weight 0.354 kg
Dimensions 26 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 432