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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner
     

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

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by Alan Sillitoe
 

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Perhaps one of the most revered works of fiction in the twentieth-century, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is a modern classic about integrity, courage, and bucking the system. Its title story recounts the story of a reform school cross-country runner who seizes the perfect opportunity to defy the authority that governs his life. It is a pure

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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The first time I read the book was in 1958 and I knew that this was me. This happened in the county of Glamorgon, England, and I was 19, accused of murder (sic !). I spent some years behind bars as a guest of England. Today I am 65 and still that book is kind of a bible for me. ( I hope you will accuse my poor treatment of the english language)