Vertigo: One Football Fan's Fear of Success - John Crace Reviews
Description:ISBN 1849016534 / Author: John Crace / Paperback / 320 Pages / Book is published 2011-09-01 by Constable
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John Crace Vertigo: One Football Fan's Fear of Success
Pages: 320, Paperback, Constable
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There's a lot of awfully good football writing out there, but there's also a lot of dreary guff - and this tends to take the form of the season-diary. It's easy to stick to the formula and trot out a load of trite narration that's only of interest to die-hard fans of the club in question - and presumably they don't need the blow-by-blow recap, as they were there in the first place. Happily, this bucks the trend. Probably because it's about more than just a season - it's a kind of dissection of the author's relationship with the club and an introspective look at himself. Crace - a journalist by day - notes early on that he is well-matched to Tottenham, the ... Read the complete review
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