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  • Published: 15 July 2000
  • ISBN: 9780224060998
  • Imprint: Yellow Jersey
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

On Bullfighting




The paperback edition of AL Kennedy's highly acclaimed reflections on the bloodiest of the blood sports. 'AS ARTFUL AS A MATADOR'S FINAL PASS' Esquire

Acclaimed novelist A.L.Kennedy unpeels the layers and explains the mechanics before dissecting them with surgical precision. Beyond the theatre, the costume and the well-worn plot she focuses on the fact that a man faces his death while a crowd looks on. The result is a startling confrontation with her own, and mankind's mortality.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2000
  • ISBN: 9780224060998
  • Imprint: Yellow Jersey
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

A.L. Kennedy

A. L. Kennedy has twice been selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists and has won a host of other awards – including the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Day. She lives in London and is a part-time lecturer in creative writing at Warwick University.

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