Unbreakable : The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race Paperback / softback
Discover a story that defies belief: National Velvet meets Downton Abbey with a splash of The Leopard. * LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR *Czechoslovakia, October 1937.
Vast crowds have gathered to watch the Grand Pardubice steeplechase, Europe's most blood-curdling sporting test of manhood.
With war looming, the race has a brutal political significance.
The Nazis have sent the SS's all-conquering paramilitary horsemen to crush - yet again - the 'subhuman Slavs'.
But Lata Brandisova, a silver-haired countess on a little golden mare, has other ideas... 'Heart-stopping reading' Clover Stroud, Daily Telegraph
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/03/2020
- Category: Biography: sport
- ISBN: 9781784708405
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