Among the Thugs - Bury St. Edmunds Summary & Analysis

Bill Buford
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Buford attends a First National Front disco in Bury St. Edmunds, where he finds himself slammed against a lamppost by a man named Dougie, the brother of the new chairman of the group, Neil. Earlier, Buford meets Neil at a Cambridge United football match, where several skinheads are present. He learns that the NF, or National Front, operates out of Bury, and is told he will be contacted. A few days later, he receives the newspaper Bulldog, which promotes an end to blacks and other minorities in England. Buford realizes the NF is a racist political group and discovers he finds the concept repellent but intriguing in terms of an interest in why they believe as they do. He recounts the sound made at games by these individuals when a black player receives the ball and notes the face and sound...

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