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April14

Sense of Humour, Sense of Justice

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senseOfHumour

A disproportionate number of our five star books have come from just one small publisher, and with the autobiography of Fred Rumsey Fairfield Books have come up with another outstanding title

April14

Cricket’s Second Golden Age

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second golden age

Gerald Howat wrote a number of cricket books back in the 1980s, only one of which we have previously looked at. This week David Taylor moves towards redressing the balance by reviewing Howat’s look at the game in the inter-war years

April07

Boyhood Hero

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SKM_C25819040308350

Two new books have emerged from the pen of Max Bonnell in as many months, and it seems this one is every bit as enjoyable as the last

April07

Heir To Adventure

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hta

Heir to Adventure amounts to the autobiography of a man who captained Kent for a single summer and played one Test for England in 1921, which is the reason why we are reviewing a book with less than a page of cricket content

March31

Rescuing Don Bradman from Splendid Isolation

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KETTLE

It is more than seventy years since Don Bradman played his last Test innings, and approaching twenty years since his passing, but the interest in his remarkable batting record shows no sign of diminishing. This week Martin reviews the latest in a very long line of books published on the subject of ‘The Don’