The Perfect Man: The Muscular Life and Times of Eugen Sandow, Victorian Strongman by David Waller
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Published by Victorian Secrets on November 22, 2011. Nonfiction.
Eugen Sandow (1867-1925) was the Victorian Arnold Schwarzenegger - a strongman who was colossally famous in his day and possessed what was considered to be the most perfect male body. He rose from obscurity in Prussia to become a music-hall sensation in late Victorian London, going on to great success as a performer in North America and throughout the British Empire.