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Death in the Ring
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: George Thomas Clark
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-07 - Publisher:

The title Death in the Ring should not be taken literally. Most boxers don't die during fights. They survive careers of violence but are too often left brain damaged and vulnerable to many other maladies, medical and psychological. Nevertheless, I haven't written an indictment of boxing. It is, rather, a
Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Gyles Brandreth
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'I see murder in this unhappy hand...' When Mrs Robinson, palmist to the Prince of Wales, reads Oscar Wilde's palm she cannot know what she has predicted. Nor can Oscar know what he has set in motion when, that same evening, he proposes a game of 'Murder' in which each
Dog Rounds
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Elliot Worsell
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05 - Publisher:

March 2016: boxer Chris Eubank, Jr. stops his opponent Nick Blackwell in round 10 of a British title fight. Blackwell, having collapsed in the ring, dies momentarily in the back of an ambulance, before being brought back to life. He remains in a coma for seven days. The lives of
Death in the Afternoon
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Ernest Hemingway
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-22 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados. It reflects Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting was more than mere sport and reveals a rich source of inspiration for his art. The
Death in the Floating City
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Tasha Alexander
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The past does not give its secrets up easily . . . Years ago, Emily's childhood nemesis, Emma Callum, scandalised polite society when she eloped with an Italian count. Now her father-in-law lies murdered, and her husband has fled, making him the prime suspect. Alone in her empty palazzo, Emma