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Football in Sun and Shadow - Galeano, Eduardo
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'Football is a pleasure that hurts' This unashamedly emotional history of football is a homage to the romance and drama, spectacle and passion of a 'great pagan mass'. Through stories of superstition, heartbreak, tragedy, luck, heroes and villains, those who lived for football and those who died for it, Eduardo Galeano celebrates the glory of a game that - however much the rich and powerful try to control it - still retains its magic. 'The Uruguayan whose writing got right to the heart of football ... readers were never in ...

Football in Sun and Shadow 2018, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241355350

Mass-market paperback