`Arguably the most engaging study of bullfighting ... since Hemingway's 'Death in the Afternoon' ... controversial, thought-provoking and highly recommended' --Jason Webster, author of 'Duende: A Journey In Search Of Flamenco'
`Bold, provocative and morally searching, Fiske-Harrison writes about the bizarre and arrogant world of bullfighting with passion and deep knowledge' --Michael Jacobs, author of 'Factory of Light: Life in an Andalucian Village'
"An informed piece of work." --Daily Mail, May 27, 2011
"An engrossing introduction to Spain's 'great feast of art and danger'." --Sunday Times, May 29, 2011
"An engrossing introduction to bullfighting." --Financial Times, June 4, 2011
"An informative and breathtaking volume of gonzo journalism." --The Herald (Scotland), May 27, 2011
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011 Alexander Fiske-Harrison has spent a year travelling with bullfighters to watch them work in the bullrings and ranches of Spain. Along the way he has entered the ring and ran with the bulls in Pamplona and trained with world famous matador Eduardo Dávila Miura and is on a personal quest to fight a bull in the ring with the aim of winning