While I'm not a competitive runner myself, I still appreciate the passion of running so evident in the book. I almost wish I were a competitive runner so that I could really feel the pain and the anxiety of one "facing his demons" during training and prior to running a race....Continua
This is a classic for sure. My favorite runner ever: Quenton Cassidy.
holy @#$%! have not read a book that made me physically sweat and adrenaline pumping in a long time.
the only caveat is you need to have competed in some physically excruciating sport (preferably running of course) to really appreciate the book....Continua
This is truly one of the greatest novels ever written about running!
The writer was a runner, and he definitely understands what it's like to prepare for a race, be involved in the race, and be a true athlete. He makes you feel like you're experiencing everything with the main character and runner, Quinton Cassidy.
Amazing book, will definitely re-read someday- and I can't wait for Again to Carthage!...Continua