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What happens if history did not end?

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Reviewed: 05-05-19

A culture war. Or perhaps a cultural v acultural war. Good contribution to the debate.

Interesting but digressive

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Reviewed: 19-09-18

The central idea is interesting but the digressions wander too far. Good narration of difficult audio material.

Misleading

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-11-17

The contents have nothing to do with title. Gullit does not offer any themes, principles or techniques with which to enhance your understanding or enjoyment of football. I kept waiting for it to gel into something coherent - but it never does. The book instead comes across as a series unconnected observations, anecdotes and reminiscences. Avoid.

One of the best books about football ever

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Reviewed: 27-06-17

The book is really good because it manages to capture all the elements of football success. Books about football tactics can just lapse into being about as exciting as a drum solo - great for afficionados but mind-numbing for others. Michael Cox though, while showing that tactics are important, weaves them wonderfully into a narrative ground in reality. The events, peronalities and luck are all there in the mix with tactics.