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Klopp

Anthony Quinn

In the first book by a British writer about this extraordinary football manager, lifelong Liverpool fan Anthony Quinn has crafted a uniquely revealing love-letter to Jürgen Klopp.

363 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571364978
Date Published
05.08.2021
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Summary

‘Immensely readable.’ Observer
‘Delightful.’ Mail on Sunday
‘Highly enjoyable.’ Guardian
‘Informative and emotive.’ This Is Anfield
‘A love letter to the great man himself.’ The Times

In the first book by a British writer about this extraordinary football manager, lifelong Liverpool fan Anthony Quinn has crafted a memorable love letter to Jürgen Klopp. Taking in all the drama of LFC’s disrupted, but ultimately triumphant, 2019–20 season, it offers unique insight into one of football’s most charismatic figures.

‘Klopp isn’t just for Liverpool, Quinn writes in his final pages. He is for all of us. I reckon this book can be too.’ Hannah Jane Parkinson, Observer

‘Klopp has worked his way into Liverpool’s big sentimental heart like a German love bomb. And Quinn couldn’t resist writing an ode, an unabashed fan’s note: to Klopp and his boyhood city and the ghost of Shankly.’ Irish Times

Critic Reviews

Klopp's story is told in an immensely readable style...Klopp isn’t just for Liverpool, Quinn writes in his final pages. He is for all of us. I reckon this book can be too.

Hannah Jane Parkinson, Observer
Critic Reviews

Quinn’s highly enjoyable book makes room in a short space for a lot more than Klopp.

Blake Morrison, Guardian
Critic Reviews

A compelling gallop of a read and Anthony Quinn perfectly captures the man's endearing likability . . . Quinn loves Klopp with a passion that flies aloof of reason. And right now, as the German leads Liverpool to ever greater achievements, he is not the only one.

Mail on Sunday
Critic Reviews

Grounded in solid Scouse fandom . . . Klopp appears almost obscenely charming — honest, intelligent, sensible and funny — in Anthony Quinn’s revealing billet-doux.

Spectator
Critic Reviews

Klopp has worked his way into Liverpool’s big sentimental heart like a German love bomb. And Quinn couldn’t resist writing an ode, an unabashed fan’s notes: to Klopp and his boyhood city and the ghost of Shankly.

Irish Times
Critic Reviews

Quinn’s slim but satisfying profile of the Liverpool manager is saved from hagiography by the author’s wit and the deft way he weaves his own experiences alongside the account of Klopp’s achievements.

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Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn was born in Liverpool in 1964. From 1998 to 2013 he was the film critic for the Independent. In addition to his nonfiction book Klopp, is the author of six novels: The Rescue Man, which won the 2009 Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award; Half of the Human Race; The Streets, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Walter…

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