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About fiskeharrison

English author and journalist, broadcaster and conservationist. Author of Into The Arena: The World Of The Spanish Bullfight, shortlisted for Sports Book Of The Year 2011. Editor & Co-Author of Fiesta: How To Survive The Bulls Of Pamplona. Author of 'The Unbroken', finalist for Le Prix Hemingway 2016

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Click here to purchase Shortlisted for Listed in “Most inspiring sports book for Christmas” Sunday Times 2011 “Sports Books for Christmas” Sunday Telegraph 2011 “Best summer holiday reads” Sunday Telegraph 2011 “Essential summer reading” Sunday Times 2011 National Press “Complex … Continue reading

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Old Etonian trampled in Pamplona bull-run in school uniform

Given that not just one but two very different groups of people seem insistent on calling me self-promoting in my bullfighting-related activities, even though what I am actually doing is making my living as a writer with a book to … Continue reading

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Pamplona – first days blur…

As expected, my capacity to run bulls, drink, eat, drink more, dance, watch the bullfight, drink even more and then dance once again while keeping a blog going is utterly useless. Anyway, here is a brief post about the wonders … Continue reading

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Pamplona: The Book

As I set off today for Pamplona, by way of the Côte d’Azur – arriving in capital of the Kingdom of Navarre on July 5th (see post here for how to get there and where to stay) – I have … Continue reading

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‘My First Pamplona Bull-Run’ from The Independent

This originally appeared in The Independent on Sunday last year, on the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernest Hemingway, and the 320th anniversary of the Pamplona bull-run (in its modern form). It is extracted from the Sports Book Of … Continue reading

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For all those that missed Alexander Fiske-Harrison’s segment last night on Channel 5 at 9pm, on the programme ‘World’s Scariest… Animal Attacks’, it is available online here. He was talking about a Spanish fighting bull which leapt out of the ring … Continue reading

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The text of my speech at the University of Seville on ‘Into The Arena’

[This post is originally from the No.1 Bullfighting Blog, ‘The Last Arena’, click on logo below for link. Ed.] Last Friday, before the opening of the Feria de Abril here in Seville, I gave a conference on my two perspectives … Continue reading

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