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Death in the Afternoon
by Ernest Hemingway

Overview - Death in the Afternoon, a lavishly illustrated and fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, is still considered one of the best books ever written about the subject. As Hemingway describes and explains the technical aspects of this dangerous ritual, he elevates bullfighting beyond mere sport -- it becomes an art -- a choreographed ballet with performers who range from awkward amateurs to masters of great grace and cunning.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Death in the Afternoon, a lavishly illustrated and fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, is still considered one of the best books ever written about the subject. As Hemingway describes and explains the technical aspects of this dangerous ritual, he elevates bullfighting beyond mere sport -- it becomes an art -- a choreographed ballet with performers who range from awkward amateurs to masters of great grace and cunning.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780684859224
  • ISBN-10: 068485922X
  • Publisher: Scribner Book Company
  • Publish Date: July 1999
  • Page Count: 400

Series: Scribner Classics

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Books > Sports & Recreation > Essays
Books > Fiction > Classics
Books > History > Europe - Spain & Portugal

 
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