The Hustler: From the author of The Queen's Gambit - now a major Netflix drama - W&N Essentials (Paperback)
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The Hustler: From the author of The Queen's Gambit - now a major Netflix drama - W&N Essentials (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 10/03/2023
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Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781399601474
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


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This book sees the poetry of the pool game . . . Fast Eddie's ascent up the ladder from pool shark to full-time hustler is the story of the will to power, told in cool fifties style * GUARDIAN *
This book sees the poetry of the pool game . . . Fast Eddie's ascent up the ladder from pool shark to full-time hustler is the story of the will to power, told in cool fifties style * GUARDIAN *
If Hemingway had the passion for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero might have been Eddie Felson * TIME *
If Hemingway had the passion for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero might have been Eddie Felson * TIME *
A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance * TIME OUT *
A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance * TIME OUT *
A fine, swift, wanton, offbeat novel * THE NEW YORK TIMES *
A fine, swift, wanton, offbeat novel * THE NEW YORK TIMES *
Tevis writes a stark, cut-down prose that admirably suits his tale of people who live on the edge of desperation in fifties Chicago * IRISH TIMES *
Tevis writes a stark, cut-down prose that admirably suits his tale of people who live on the edge of desperation in fifties Chicago * IRISH TIMES *

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“Debut novel from a great American post war author”

This must be one of the best books going that focuses on what it's like to excel at a sport or game, how it requires character, it's not just a game, more of an art form. But Walter Tevis achieves this again... More

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