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May 1985, Jeff and Tonino, two Parisian football fans with serious drinking habits, are on their way to the European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus, at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels. So too are Tana and Francesco, newlyweds from Genoa; Gabriel and Virginie, a young Belgian couple with troubles of their own; and, Liverpool supporter, Geoff Andrewson, who is traveMay 1985, Jeff and Tonino, two Parisian football fans with serious drinking habits, are on their way to the European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus, at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels. So too are Tana and Francesco, newlyweds from Genoa; Gabriel and Virginie, a young Belgian couple with troubles of their own; and, Liverpool supporter, Geoff Andrewson, who is travelling with his two thuggish brothers. On the eve and day of the game these four groups of characters converge and cross paths, and as the excitement of the build up gives way to horrific tragedy, their lives and relationships are changed forever. A mesmerising portrait of people attempting to come to terms with a devastating historical event and their role within it, "In the Crowd" is a hugely compelling and emotive novel....

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In the Crowd Reviews

  • PlanetaEris
    2019-03-28 12:53

    Varios personajes entrelazan en primera persona cómo vivieron la tragedia de Heysel. Por momentos se hace un poco repetitiva pero hay uno de los personajes que sin dudarlo carga con el drama de este sinsentido en el que se convierte a veces el fanatismo y que ha conseguido dejarme tocada.

  • Steven Kay
    2019-04-14 11:56

    "Dans la Foule/In the Crowd shows the power of fiction – it takes the reader inexorably towards the events of the 29th May 1985 in Brussels when 39 people were killed and explores the thoughts and feelings of fans caught up in section Z as well as getting convincingly close to the mentality of a Liverpool fan who was swept up in the crowd, running at those trapped in Section Z. I was struck by the ‘us’ and ‘them’ in the book. ‘Us’ being the French, Italians and Belgians – their common shared perspective and the otherness of the Liverpool fans. This book, written by a Frenchman, holds up a mirror..." See full review at: http://stevek1889.blogspot.co.uk/2014...

  • Fanny
    2019-04-07 13:02

    Malgré quelques longueurs qui m'ont ennuyée, j'ai été complètement happée par ces destins brisés.