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Football in Sun and Shadow (Penguin Modern Classics)


‘Football is a pleasure that hurts’

This unashamedly emotional history of football is a homage to the romance and drama, spectacle and passion of a ‘great pagan mass’. Through stories of superstition, heartbreak, tragedy, luck, heroes and villains, those who lived for football and those who died for it, Eduardo Galeano celebrates the glory of a game that – however much the rich and powerful try to control it – still retains its magic.

‘The Uruguayan whose writing got right to the heart of…


Football In Sun And Shadow

Pub Date : 2018-05-03 | Author : Eduardo Galeano | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241355367
ISBN 13 : 0241355362

'Football is a pleasure that hurts' This unashamedly emotional history of football is a homage to the romance and drama, spectacle and passion of a 'great pagan mass'. Through stor..


Football In Sun And Shadow

Pub Date : 2018-05 | Author : Eduardo Galeano | Publisher : Penguin Classics

ISBN 10 : 0241355354
ISBN 13 : 9780241355350

Eduardo Galeano issues forth on the immortality of the world's greatest game. Mirth and tragedy are spun into this emotional history of football, from the terrible deaths of the 11..


Soccer In Sun And Shadow

Pub Date : 2003-01-01 | Author : Eduardo H. Galeano | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 1859844235
ISBN 13 : 9781859844236

This new edition of Eduardo Galeano's riveting commentary on the history and politics of soccer includes newly written material on the 2002 World Cup, which one quarter of humanity..


The Soccer War

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : Ryszard Kapuscinski | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780804151108
ISBN 13 : 0804151105

Part diary and part reportage, The Soccer War is a remarkable chronicle of war in the late twentieth century. Between 1958 and 1980, working primarily for the Polish Press Agency, ..


The Emperor

Pub Date : 2006-06-01 | Author : Ryszard Kapuscinski | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141910758
ISBN 13 : 0141910755

After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out surviving courtier..


The Shadow Of The Sun

Pub Date : 2002-03-28 | Author : Ryszard Kapuscinski | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141928753
ISBN 13 : 0141928751

'Only with the greatest of simplifications, for the sake of convenience, can we say Africa. In reality, except as a geographical term, Africa doesn't exist'. Ryszard Kapuscinski ha..


The Portable Hannah Arendt

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Hannah Arendt | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 0142437565
ISBN 13 : 9780142437568

Presents an anthology of the works of Hannah Arendt, providing selections from her major works, including "The Origins of Totalitarianism" and "The Human Condition" along with sect..


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