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Title:Running
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Jean Echenoz, Linda Coverdale
Publisher:The New Press
ISBN:1595584730
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:128
Category:Fiction, Sports, France, French literature

Running by Jean Echenoz, Linda Coverdale

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Running Following his brilliant portrait of Maurice Ravel Jean Echenoz turns to the life of one of the greatest runners of the twentieth century and once again demonstrates his astonishing abilities as a prose stylist Set against the backdrop of the Soviet liberation and post World War II communist rule of Czechoslovakia i Running i a bestseller in France follows the famed career of Czech runner Emil Z topek a factory worker who despite an initial contempt for athletics as a young man is forced to participate in a footrace and soon develops a curious passion for the physical limits he discovers as a long distance runner .

Z topek who tenaciously invents his own brutal training regimen goes on to become a national hero winning an unparalleled three gold medals at the Helsinki Olympics and breaking countless world records along the way But just as his fame brings him upon the world stage he must face the realities of an increasingly controlling regime .

Written in Echenoz s signature style elegant yet playful i Running i is both a beautifully imagined and executed portrait of a man and his art and a powerful depiction of a country s propagandizing grasp on his fate .

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