Unbreakable

Unbreakable The Countess, the Nazis and the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race

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Synopsis

Discover a story that defies belief: National Velvet meets Downton Abbey with a splash of Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa's The Leopard.

* WINNER OF THE 2020 TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR *

* LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR *

Czechoslovakia, October 1937. Vast crowds have gathered to watch the Grand Pardubice steeplechase, Europe's most blood-curdling sporting test of manhood. With war looming, the race has a brutal political significance. The Nazis have sent the SS's all-conquering paramilitary horsemen to crush - yet again - the 'subhuman Slavs'. But Lata Brandisova, a silver-haired countess on a little golden mare, has other ideas...

'Heart-stopping reading' Clover Stroud, Daily Telegraph

Book information

ISBN: 9781784708405
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 798.40092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 9610
Number of pages: 426 , 8 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 354g
Height: 196mm
Width: 125mm
Spine width: 28mm