On Bullfighting - A. L. Kennedy (Paperback)

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Bullfighting - the ultimate spectator sport. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks on. The result is a startling confrontation with her own, and mankind's, mortality.

Product Details

Barcode
9780224060998
Department
Books
Released
6 Jul 2000
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
A. L. Kennedy
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Language
English
Number of Pages
192
Dimensions
167 x 108 x 13mm (94g)

Summary

Bullfighting - the ultimate spectator sport.

Acclaimed novelist A. L. Kennedy unpeels the layers and explains the mechanics before dissecting them with surgical precision. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks on. The result is a startling confrontation with her own, and mankind's, mortality.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Fishing/Hunting/Shooting
BISAC Subject 1
Performing Arts / General
BIC Classification 1
Animal spectacles
Library Subject 1
Bullfights
Library Subject 2
Bullfights
Dewey Classification
791.82
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Inside Flap

velist A. L. Kennedy unpeels the layers and explains the mechanics before dissecting them with surgical precision. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks on. The result is a startling confrontation with her own, and mankind's, mortality.

Author Bio

A. L. Kennedy has twice been selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists and has won a host of other awards - including the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Day. She lives in London and is a part-time lecturer in creative writing at Warwick University.