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November11

Brearley On Cricket

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We have an unwritten rule on the review team that anthologies, however good they may be should not get more than four stars, which gives the best indication there can be of how highly Martin rates this one

November04

Teddy

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Here we have one for the historians amongst us, with a look at one of the many great characters that the Golden Age produced

October28

A Forgotten Adventure

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A book for the historian here. Publication has been long delayed, but according to the Mac it has been well worth the wait and we hope we will now see a steady flow from The Cricket Publishing Company, one of our favourites

October28

Haygarth at Harrow

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Some books are aimed at a wide market, and others at just a few dedicated enthusiasts – this book most certainly falls into the latter category, but it seems likely its purchasers will be happy with their investment

October21

The Forgotten Floodlit Encounter

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Ultra slim volumes of cricket literature can still be interesting, and this week Martin looks at a couple of new ones from David Battersby, beginning with a look at a long forgotten ‘experiment’ from 1981 involving that summer’s Australian tourists

October21

Joe Darling on Cricket

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Not for the first time, and doubtless not the last either, Martin has been reviewing a book which, for at least part of its subject matter, looks at the 1932/33 Bodyline series

October07

Playing The Game

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Bodyline again, and plenty more besides in Mark Peel’s look at the varying directions in which cricket’s moral compass has pointed over the years