Archie Mac - ARTICLES

March06

Tigers Among the Lions

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tiger

On CricketWeb we often bemoan the passing of the tour book, but as Archie’s step back in time this week shows the genre didn’t always deliver a good read

February28

Man for all Seasons

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Manforallseasons

The Cricket Publishing Company has conspicuously failed to produce a dud in four decades, and David Jenkins biography of Eric Freeman maintains their reputation for quality

January10

Benaud in Wisden

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wisdenbenaud

This week Archie continues his trip around the recently released books about Richie Benaud and once more it seems that an excellent tribute is the result of the publisher’s endeavours.

January03

Test Cricket

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testcricket

Archie’s second selection from Martin’s preview is an entertaining if contentious trip through the history of the international game

January03

Reggie

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duff

Archie must have had an advance look at Martin’s New Years Day feature, as he has already read and reviewed two of the books – here is the first, the biography of a man from his favourite era

December27

Chasing Shadows

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chasing

Four years after his death we finally have a version of the Peter Roebuck story – was it worth the wait? and will it be the last?

December13

Those Summers of Cricket

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richiebenaud

The sad passing of Richie Benaud earlier this year brought renewed interest in his own books, and has also produced a number of new collections of writings by or about the former Australian skipper – Archie’s review tells us that the content of this one lives up to the expectation created by the quality of its cover