Christopher Chris Hilton was a former sportswriter with the Daily Express. Jeffrey Ashwell rated it it was amazing Dec 25, The biography is fantastically written detailing his racing career in great detail and defining Senna as the great man he was. Quotes were not parsed to fit narrative context.
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Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story
Saul rated it really liked it Mar 05, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The thing that whol me the most about Christopher Hilton was the unbiasedness that he maintained right throughout the book, even though he himself is a self-proclaimed Senna worshiper, The way he uses quotes from other people whenever he has to use any adjectives for Senna is very nice.
Igor rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Being a life long scatterbrain I am amazed by people like Senna who's total focus and concentration on the task at hand is unimaginable. Selena rated it it was amazing Nov 07, But his death, like those of Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt and Gilles Villeneuve, prove that consummate skill cannot overcome mechanical problems or just plain bad luck.
Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story by Christopher Hilton
The book is very well written and very well compiled. Hilton has written tons about which is a double-edged sword. As recently as last month, his latest book, about F1 team leader Ross Brawn, was published.
May 11, John rated it liked it Shelves: Dhruv Mathur rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Jeffrey Ashwell rated it it was amazing Dec 25, I pray I meet him in Heaven one day. Christopher Hilton is the author of numerous high-quality books about motor racing subjects, including biographies of Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Murray Walker.
As I said before Hilton doesn't sgory away from telling us how he failed to win the karting championship even after trying desperately for many times, how he was beaten there owing to his inexperience. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You may have the impression that this four-books-in-one compendium is a literary cut-and-shut to turn a tidy profit.
In this meaty paperback, published to mark the tenth anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death, Christopher Hilton marries and updates four of his earlier titles about the legendary driver into one volume of more thanwords.
Out of the 3 Senna books I have read, this, I must say, disappointed me. Mar 17, Jb Warren rated it liked it Shelves: Tenses changed within paragraphs and even within a single sentence.
Jun 06, StyLuna rated it it was amazing. More great stories senba a really fascinating man. If the person you're replying to is a registered user you can notify them of your reply using ' username'.
Aug 11, Tom rated it it was amazing. The Whole Story by Christopher Hilton.
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He chronicles Senna's entire story, from ztory wealthy childhood in Brazil to his fatal crash in As a digression, sometimes I feel amused as well as disappointed that Martin Brundle who was the only driver who could come close to Senna in F, now does regular gridwalks and commentary on British TV whereas Senna is nothing less than a God. There was an awful lot of text that was not needed and could have been cut out ayrrton would have made for a more concise and interesting read.
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Got a potential story, tip or enquiry? To say I have been deeply touched by the story of this amazing man is an understatement. Over the years I have read lots of books referencing Senna but I really enjoyed this one because it covered a lot of his racing career before he got into Formula F1 in the news: Return to Book Page.