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Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports Kindle Edition
'A lively trawl through long-forgotten sports and games from around the globe.' ― The Economist
'Perfect book for the Christmas stockings of adults and curious children.' ― Wall Street Journal
'An engaging book on sports that have fallen out of favour' ― Tatler
'A strange and strangely enjoyable new book. . . This inventory of failed sports is both compelling and affectionate, fitting for a book in which "eccentricity" is not just included but celebrated.' ― The Boston Globe
'[A] droll romp through the history of bizarre games and other pastimes.' ― Library Journal
'An entertaining look at the way things were.' ― Washington Post
'[An] intriguing, go-to guide on the weird and wonderful activities of years gone by' ― Irish Examiner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
- ASIN : B00P42WN6I
- Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK; UK ed. edition (4 June 2015)
- Language : English
- File size : 22628 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 272 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 586,463 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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