The astonishing biography of first 5-times winner of the Tour de France, French cycling star Jacques Anquetil, revealing the truth behind the legend, the man and the cyclist.
Paul Howard is a writer who contributes frequently to cycling magazines and the national press. His first book, Riding High, was shortlisted for the National Sporting Club's Best New Sports Writer prize. He is also the author of Two Wheels on my Wagon.
"An extraordinary biography" * The Times Magazine *
"Paul Howard has not allowed Anquetil's astonishing love life to overwhelm his equally extraordinary career . . . an impeccably researched book (Book of the Week)" * Independent on Sunday *
"An excellent work" * Daily Telegraph *
"A stunning story" * Shortlist *