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August13

Gentleman and Player

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cowdreymurt

As the third writer to have chronicled the life of a national treasure Andrew Murtagh took on a tricky challenge with this one, but from Martin’s review would seem to have emerged triumphant

August13

Harry Graham

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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

August06

The Lord of Lord’s

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lordoflords

This week’s book delves way back into the history of the game, the story beginning back in the reign of Charles I, and ending more than a decade before Test cricket began

July30

The Kings of Summer

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kings of summer

Having already reviewed one very different book on the subject Martin has been reading Duncan Hamilton’s book about the climax of the 2016 County Championship

July23

A Game Taken Seriously

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GameTakenSeriously

There must be more books about the history of Yorkshire cricket than that of any other county, which makes Jeremy Lonsdale’s feat in looking at part of the subject from a new perspective all the more impressive

July09

Over and Out

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As England take on South Africa at Lord’s Martin reviews the biography of a man whose main claim to fame relates to a feat he performed at the famous old ground as long ago as 1899