Archie Mac - ARTICLES

October22

Chappell’s Last Stand

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chappell

Publisher’s take note; whilst Archie and Martin don’t agree on everything, they would both like you to view photographs, statistics and an index as essential

October15

A Skipper’s Diary

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skippers diary

As Archie points out in his review there are two versions of this book, the limited edition of which costs $1,000 – what he doesn’t tell us is which edition he has – is he trying to hide something from Mrs Mac?

October01

Cricket Overthrown

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overthrown

Martin has admitted that on Archie’s criteria he does get a gold, but only on the strength of one book – mind you he did add there are another nineteen he has read on that particular series

September03

In Pursuit of Excellence

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Sinclair

After having their appetites whetted by last week’s book on Bevan Congdon Martin and Archie have been delving into Bill Francis’ back catalogue – for Archie the subject was Barry Sinclair

August27

24 for 3

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24for3

We do tend to run scared where cricket fiction is concerned but, if you like that sort of thing, Archie seems to have found a decent effort here and, with a bit of luck, in a couple of weeks we’ll be able to add a paragraph or two from his good lady reflecting her impressions on the book

August13

Harry Graham

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untitled

In case you thought we only had one dyed in the wool cricket tragic on the book review team Archie reminds us that he is just as severe a case as Martin, albeit without the red rose tinted spectacles

May28

Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy

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hawkins

For reasons Archie explains we overlooked this one on publication five years ago but, better late than never, he has now plucked up the courage to read the acclaimed volume and review it