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Length: 194 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

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“A fascinating study of how "sports" were manipulated to effect mass lobotomy on a magnificent scale” ―Kirkus

About the Author

John Pearson was born in 1930, and educated at King's College School, Wimbledon and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he read history.

He has worked on various newspapers, including the Economist, The Times, and The Sunday Times where for a time he wrote the Atticus column.

After the success of his Life of Ian Fleming, he decamped with wife and family to Rome, where he lived for some years. Mr Pearson returned to England to research and write the life and times of the Kray brothers in The Profession of Violence and has since written many more successful works of both fiction and non-fiction. Biographies remain his specialty with accomplished studies of the Sitwells, Winston Churchill and the Royal Family following his earlier successes.

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  • File Size: 842 KB
  • Print Length: 194 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1448207991
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader; 1 edition (December 1, 2011)
  • Publication Date: December 1, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,316,682 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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