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By James Waddington

ISBN-10: 1909232912

ISBN-13: 9781909232914

Racy mystery within which most sensible execs within the travel de France turn into ensnared in a Faustian pact with a activities physician who promises good fortune yet calls for the final word expense: their lives. seemed in 1998, the 12 months of the sport's greatest ever drug scandal. Twelve years on it nonetheless turns out grimly apposite. William Fotheringham's best 10 biking Novels within the mother or father "Tour de France biking and medication. absolutely the simplest insider novel on game considering the fact that 'The Hustler', and delightfully mad alongside Flann O'Brien lines." Brian Case in trip Books of the 12 months "I used to be now not watching for to be very drawn to a primary novel approximately specialist biking. in reality i used to be entranced, informed and entertained through a wealthy comedian stew containing love, intercourse, velocity, strength and drugs." Peter Buckman within the Sunday Telegraph "This is the 1st nice biking novel and it tackles the massive query of contemporary activity: at what element do you sacrifice your wellbeing and fitness and sanity for one short, drug-fuelled victory. A bright mystery, elements of which stick within the brain for weeks." The reflect "Waddington employs a happy surrealism to express the superhuman prestige of his cyclists and the dressmaker violence of his killer. The encounters with demise are humorous instead of scary and the narrator is all-powerful, fashionable and amused. Waddington's descriptions of racing, and they're many and enchanting, have the rhythm and depth of poetry. you are driving together with your wheel an inch from the author's, carried alongside through the surge of the pack, common existence and basic humans not more than a muted clamour at the roadside. it truly is exhilarating stuff." Joe Cogan within the self sufficient on Sunday

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