Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

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J. Cape, Jan 1, 1992 - Swimmers - 307 pages
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Review: Haunts Of Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

User Review  - Oliver - Goodreads

Sprawson's sprawling account of the cultural depiction of swimming through the ages is a fantastic piece of writing. A swimming cult classic to rank alongside Roger Deakin's Waterlog. It is a book so ... Read full review

Review: Haunts Of Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero

User Review  - Sylla - Goodreads

If there was only one book about swimming it should be this one, a unique blend of private passion and cultural history, the pages on Lord Byron and the Hellespont are epic. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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The English Ascendancy
19
The Byronic Tradition
102
Copyright

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