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The Hustler : From the author of The Queen's Gambit - now a major Netflix drama, Paperback / softback Book

The Hustler : From the author of The Queen's Gambit - now a major Netflix drama Paperback / softback

Part of the W&N Essentials series

Paperback / softback


A classic hardboiled tale of a beautiful talent for life in smoky poolrooms'A wonderful hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance' TIME OUT'This book sees the poetry of the pool game ...

Fast Eddie's ascent up the ladder from pool shark to full-time hustler is the story of the will to power, told in cool fifties style' GUARDIANFast Eddie Felson has a reputation as a pool hustler to be feared, but his ambitions go far beyond taking small-town punks for a few bucks here and there.

He has the talent to make big money, but he soon learns that it takes more than natural ability to become a real winner.

He heads to Chicago to test himself against the legendary Minnesota Fats in more than forty-hours of high-stakes pool.

Can he find the will to overcome his failings and fulfil his potential as the best there is?


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