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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

GENRE
Biography
RELEASED
2019
7 March
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
29.1
MB

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