Book Connections

Black Ajax (1997) by George Macdonald Fraser:

The Egan connection is clearly discernible throughout this historically-inspired pugilistic novel.

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Death and Mr Pickwick (2015) by Stephen Jarvis:

Tells the story of the origins and afterlife of Dickens’s first novel. Egan features in some of the crucial scenes.

 

http://www.deathandmrpickwick.com/

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Richmond Unchained (2015)

by Luke G Williams:

Story of former slave and boxing legend Bill Richmond; Pierce Egan’s Boxiana is a key text for this Georgian boxing biography.

 

http://billrichmond.blogspot.co.uk/

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Big Mal: The High Life and Hard Times of Malcolm Allison, Football Legend (2008) by David Tossell

 

Just the sort of charismatic and visionary larger-than-life sporting character that would have suited Pierce Egan's thirst for absorbing and entertaining biography-writing.