Simon Garfield’s The Wrestling is the hilarious, absurd and tragic story of British wrestling, told by one of the most talented non-fiction writers around.
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The classic account of the men and women who used to fight each other for pride and money. Simon Garfield brings them to life in one last glorious bout of jealousy, myth, revenge, passion and deep devotion.
When British wrestling was dropped from the ITV schedules in the mid-80s it left the giants of the ring – Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks, Kendo Nagasaki – bereft. This is the true story of the circuit, the big names and their rivalries, told with humour, warmth and affection. This edition features a new afterword by the author.
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