has anyone read the dickie bird autobiography? coz it is only £3 in the clearance section in my local waterstones. was gonna by it but i would like others who have read its opinion
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I've read it and I thought it was just OK. The point being that old Dickie has been around a long time, and written (or at least put his name to) a few books, and some of his stories are getting a little well-worn. He trades on his 'lovable eccentric' image rather a lot. I wouldn't quibble at £3 though.
I was wondering whether anyone can recommend a book on Sobers - other greats such as Hobbs, Bradman, Richards have had many books written on them but I can't recall seeing one on Sir Garfield .. there must have been at least one though I don't see any in the review section.
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It was okay (sobers one) but nothing great, was surprised at just what a great sportsman Sobers was, soccer, golf, you name it and Sobers would have been a champion
Picked up two cricket books yesterday, John Wright's Indian Summers and The Hansie Cronje Story. Looking forward to reading them.
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