Skate: The Wonderful World of Ice Skating in Prose, Poetry and Pictures (BOK)

Jackie Keily, Hazel Forsyth, Jayne Torvill

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A fascinating collection of poetry, history and images dedicated to the art of ice skating. With an introduction by Jayne Torvill from Britain's most famous skating duo, Torvill and Dean, it's an ideal Christmas gift not just for novice skaters and more experienced dancers on ice but for anyone who loves elegant design and intriguing information. Skate contains articles written by curators at the Museum of London with iconic paintings and charming photographs depicting the history of this joyous pastime. From medieval ice skates made of bone to the Frost Fairs on the Thames in London, this enchanting miscellany explores the art and history of skating. It also highlights the remarkable contribution British skaters have made over the years and the impact they've had on the style of figure skating we recognise today as a graceful Olympic sport. 'Poetry on ice' by historically renowned poets such as Addison, Blunden, Goethe and Wordsworth features alongside work by contemporary poets, to create a fascinating reading experience. Whether you've never gone near the treacherous surface of the rink or you can do a Mohawk turn with the best of them, you will treasure this stylish and beautifully presented anthology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Hazel Forsyth, Jackie Keily, Jayne Torvill
Forlag
CENTRAL BOOKS
ISBN 9781906309794
Antall sider 64 Dimensjoner 15cm x 21cm x 0,6cm
Vekt 200 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Meredith Collins Emner og form Prose: non-fiction, Poetry by individual poets