It's a must read,
This review is from: The Professional: A Novel (Paperback)
This book held me from the first page. It's a great sports book but more than that - it is a great novel. It does not solely narrate a great boxing story, its narrates a story about life.
Its the inches that make it, remembering that speech by Pacino in Any Given Sunday, this book clarifies that point to the full. By the time you have reached the climax of the book and the fight, you really feel part of something big. You can feel the tension, hear the crowd, you are willing Brown on. It's a fantastic achievement by Fields. All in all, its a masterpiece.