top of page
Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

Author: Nick Hornby
Publisher: Penguin books, limited
Pages: 256
Genre: Novel
Twentieth Anniversary EditionAs a young boy, growing up in London and watching his parents' marriage fall apart, Nick Hornby had little sense of home. Then his dad took him to Highbury. Arsenal's football ground would become the source of many of the strongest feelings he'd ever have: joy, humiliation, heartbreak, frustration and hope.In this hilarious, moving and now-classic book, he vividly depicts his childhood life, his time as a teacher, and his first loves (after football), all through the prism of the game, as he insightfully and brilliantly explores obsession, and the way it can shape a life.With a new Afterword by Nick Hornby'Knowing, bittersweet, and very funny . . . I've read no better account of what being a fan really means.' Independent'Funny, wise and true.' Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 9780141391816
bottom of page