Martin Chandler - ARTICLES

December10

Brian Sellers: Yorkshire Tyrant

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We have not reviewed a book from the ACS ‘Lives in Cricket’ series for some time, so this week Martin looks at two recent additions, both dealing with Yorkshiremen

December10

Maurice Leyland

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leyland

We have not reviewed a book from the ACS ‘Lives in Cricket’ series for some time, so this week Martin looks at two recent additions, both dealing with Yorkshiremen

December03

The Agony Of Choice – A Look At UK Cricket Magazines

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rsz_mags2

The humble periodical rarely gets much in the way of critical acclaim, and is generally rather better appreciated once it has gone. The history of cricket literature is littered with failed projects, and with a new player in the marketplace with a familiar name there may well be another one joining them soon. So perhaps […]

November24

The Flower of the Flock

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tip

Although he won’t come out and say so some of us at CricketWeb suspect Martin believes that James Vince’s first Ashes trip is going to be reminiscent of Tip Foster’s memorable visit to Australia in 1903. Why else would he choose now to write about the man who still holds the record for the highest Test score by an Englishman in Australia?

November19

Lucky Jim Pleass

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pleass

With Archie’s review this week is being of a distinctly mainstream title Martin has dug out something for the hardcore cricketing bibliophile. Surely there can be no other sport where such a good book can be written about the life of a man of such modest achievements?

October29

A Clear Blue Sky

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Bairstow

The quality is so high this year that the Review team may need to be sent overseas again in order to deliberate on our Book of the Year – according to Martin the Maldives are very relaxing in December

October29

Outstanding/Outstanding II

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rsz_outstanding

We haven’t reviewed many books about club cricket, and probably won’t be looking at too many more in the future, but there are plenty around so it is not a subject we can ignore