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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

Really 3 1/2 stars, and probably even 4 if you find tennis matches compelling. As it turns out, I don't. But I did grow to like and care about Bill Tilden, Don Budge, and Gottfried Cramm, which made the epilogue genuinely moving. Read full review

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User Review  - asktheages - LibraryThing

Extremely compelling account of the famous 1937 Davis Cup match between Don Budge and Baron Gottfried von Cramm. The match itself is still widely hailed as one of the best ever played, and Fisher does ... Read full review

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User Review  - patrickgarson - LibraryThing

Marshall Jon Fisher has written a thrilling book about a tennis match that happened over seventy years ago. But it's not really about a tennis match. Fisher turns the court into a stage for the drama ... Read full review

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User Review  - arianr - LibraryThing

This was a surprisingly good read. On one level, this is just a recounting of what may have been the greatest Davis Cup tennis match ever played. And since the match between Don Budge and Baron ... Read full review

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User Review  - writemoves - LibraryThing

Maybe should be retitled "The Greatest Story behind a Tennis Match Ever Played." Very interesting story and history (pre-World War II) around a Davis Cup match between the United States and Germany. Read full review

Review: A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordinary Men, a World Poised for War, and the Greatest Tennis Match Ever Played

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

Very well-researched and interesting story on 1938 Davis Cup; interwoven with the various political issues of the time; great storytelling Read full review

Review: A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordinary Men, a World Poised for War, and the Greatest Tennis Match Ever Played

User Review  - Gayla Bassham - Goodreads

Really 3 1/2 stars, and probably even 4 if you find tennis matches compelling. As it turns out, I don't. But I did grow to like and care about Bill Tilden, Don Budge, and Gottfried Cramm, which made the epilogue genuinely moving. Read full review

Review: A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordinary Men, a World Poised for War, and the Greatest Tennis Match Ever Played

User Review  - Amy Halbern - Goodreads

It truly is an amazing book so far!! Read full review


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