Description - Haunts of the Black Masseur by Charles Sprawson
Charles Sprawson - himself an obsessional swimmer and diver - explores the meaning that different cultures have attached to water. He gives the reader glimpses of the great swimming heroes: Byron leaping dramatically into the surf at Shelley's beach funeral; Hart Crane, swallow-diving to his death in the Bay of Mexico; Ulysses, Leander, Weismuller, Spitz and a host of others.
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(198mm x 130mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Charles Sprawson
Charles Sprawson is an obsessional swimmer and diver who has swum the Hellespont.