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Product details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (1 Jun. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1471113000
  • ISBN-13: 978-1471113000
  • Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 0.1 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 20 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 79,198 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Heart-stirring and jaw-dropping in equal measure' (Tim Moore)

'Highly recommend Jeremy Whittle's Ventoux - a fascinating and expert insight into the mountain and into the current state of pro racing' (Peter Cossins)

'My favourite sports book of this year. Really textured, well-written, atmospheric and intelligent.' (Ed Pickering)

About the Author

Jeremy Whittle is cycling correspondent to The Times and has been writing about European cycling since 1994. He is the acclaimed author of Bad Blood: the Secret Life of the Tour de France and collaborated with David Millar on his best-selling autobiography, Racing Through The Dark. Both books were shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award. Jeremy is also a former editor of procycling magazine, a PPA Awards nominee, and has contributed to the BBC, Sky, CNN, L'Équipe and numerous other international media.


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