Episode 107 of the Tennis Summary Podcast, with Carl Bialik of the Thirty Love podcast, is our fourth guide membership episode, a dialogue of Alvaro Enrigue’s novel, Sudden Loss of life.
The guide is ready across the 12 months 1600, and a central function is a actual tennis match between the Italian painter Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo. Enrigue is fascinated by the assorted methods tennis pops up within the documentary document of the period, a mixture of excessive and low tradition, reducing throughout continents and nationwide borders.
The novel is digressive, so we observe swimsuit and stray far afield from the contents of the guide itself. Carl and I get into the benefits and difficulties of writing blow-by-blow descriptions of factors, what number of numbers is simply too many numbers, the assorted methods theatrical productions depict tennis, and why tennis followers appear so insecure.
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