|Number of Pages||232 Pages|
The Most Incredible Olympic Stories maps down the phenomenal journey of this marvelous event through time immemorial—from its genesis to its glory days—with the lore of myth, magic, and gallantry in every turn of its long walked path, where dirty politics went hand in hand with fair play, the universal the fraternity was welcomed in the backdrop of genocide, a strong woman often denounced of having male genitalia, fair skin dared to disobey White norms, the dark horse failed to surprise and the unpredictable often surprised.
Read in 15 languages, Luciano has already unearthed numerous stories of sports that have crossed many skies, unveiling the myths behind them. This time he curates the oldest sporting tale—a tale that becomes the narrative of modern civilization.
Luciano returns to his adventures. He had already spied, through the keyhole, the secret stories of the Football World Cup. Now he gets into the minefield of the Olympic Games.
-- EDUARDO GALEANO, Uruguayan Journalist & Novelist
Perhaps, Wernicke is one of the most translated Argentine writers in the 21st century, along with the consecrated Samanta Schweblin and Eduardo Sacheri.
-- CLARIN, a Leading Argentine Daily