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June09

Crusoe

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Who was the greater writer, Crusoe or Cardus? Sometimes you just have to acknowledge that dead heats happen

May05

The Publications of Richard Walsh

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Back in 1991 West Country journalist Richard Walsh published a poem, written by John Arlott, about a famous century that Somerset opener Harold Gimblett scored on debut in 1935. There were 135 copies of the poem, 110 of them in card covers, numbered and signed by Arlott (who was to pass away later that year). […]

April25

An Introduction to the Bibliophile’s Blog

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When this blog opened for business the original intention was for a number of the pages of the existing review section to be moved into it. Unfortunately however no one on the review team raised this with anyone with any technical knowledge and, unfortunately, it would seem that sticking to our plan would be far […]