A Book of Two Halves

A Book of Two Halves : New Football Short Stories

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Contributors include: Stephen Baxter, Geoff Dyer, Maureen Freely, John Hegley, Geoff Nicholson, Tim Pears, Iain Sinclair, Irvine Welsh 'A Book of Two Halves stands out as one of the most incisive and witty books on the game to come out in the last few years...a collection of quality tales about life's highs and lows inspired by the game we love' 90 Minutes 'Reading A Book of Two Halves is like going to watch Newcastle when you're used to Northampton Town. The boy Royle done good' Andrew Shields, Time Out 'Praise be, through its sheer versatility of attack, A Book of Two Halves succeeds in challenging the wearisome New Lad orthodoxy of so much current soccer discourse' NMEshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 24mm | 281.23g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753812509
  • 9780753812501

Review quote

"'A Book of Two Halves stands out as one of the most incisive and witty books on the game to come out in the last few years...a collection of quality tales about life's highs and lows inspired by the game we love' 90 Minutes; 'Reading A Book of Two Halves is like going to watch Newcastle when you're used to Northampton Town. The boy Royle done good' Andrew Shields, Time Out; 'Praise be, through its sheer versatility of attack, A Book of Two Halves succeeds in challenging the wearisome New Lad orthodoxy of so much current soccer discourse' NME"show more

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36 ratings
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4 28% (10)
3 42% (15)
2 17% (6)
1 3% (1)
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