Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life - Updated Edition (Paperback)Alex Bellos (author)
- 5+ in stock
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
Magnificent ... Bellos has managed to perfectly capture the chaos and corruption and the romance and obsession and the feeling of what it's like to live in a genuinely football-obsessed nation * FourFourTwo *
Hugely entertaining ... Required reading for anyone who intends to visit Brazil * New Statesman *
An affectionate and shrewd account of the game ... Full of intriguing sidelights on Brazilian popular culture; its hedonism, piety and wondrous absurdity * Guardian *
A hugely enjoyable account of a nation obsessed with football * The Times *
Bellos unearths some wonderful stories and tells them with humour, warmth and humanity. * Jon Culley, The Sports Bookshelf *
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