Among the Thugs

Author(s): Bill Buford

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What sort of man spends his Saturday afternoons with people named Bonehead, Paraffin Pete and Steamin' Sammy? This is a book about the experience, and the attractions, of crowd violence.

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"Superbly written...darkly exhilarating...a sort of rollercoaster chamber of horrors." - "Guardian"
"Compelling, intelligent and fully engaged." - Martin Amis
"[Buford] gatecrashes a social world that most of us have spent some portion of our lives avoiding and brings it to life on the page with a ferocious relish that only someone who was a foreigner to soccer could manage, or stomach." - Jonathan Raban

General Fields

  • : 9780099416340
  • : Arrow Books
  • : Arrow Books
  • : September 1992
  • : 196mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bill Buford
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 306.483
  • : 320