'An intriguing story about how cricket developed from a medieval village game to a huge global business … You don't have to be a regular at Lord's to enjoy Mortimer's well-chosen anecdotes' --Guardian Summer Reads
From the Ashes Urn to a Currant Bun: a journey through three hundred and fifty cricketing years - of triumphs, controversies and quips - in 100 definitive objects.
About the Author
Gavin Mortimer, who lives in Paris, is an award-winning writer and journalist. He is the author of A History of Football in 100 Objects  and Puffin's Ultimate Guide to Cricket. He regularly contributes to The Cricketer and The Week as well as to the Sunday Telegraph and BBC History Magazine.