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5.0 out of 5 stars The Other Side of Cricket!!
For many, sadly, Cricket is just about T20, The Barmy Army, fancy dress and corporate days out! But like a considerable number of us who still love this great game, like Duncan Hamilton, it is about so much more.

As a member of Cambridge University CC, days reflecting in the sunshine, whilst watching a game of cricket slowly unfold is near to a perfect form of...
Published on 19 Aug 2010 by Fen Tiger

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3.0 out of 5 stars An interesting book - but too much nostalgia
The problem with this book is the publishers' hype. It's a perfectly pleasant read with, in places, extremely shrewd insights into the past, present and future of English cricket. But the 2009 cricket season simply wasn't the "seminal, convulsing season" that the publishers maintain in their blurb. The book isn't some sort of vaguely diagnostic analysis of English...
Published on 10 Aug 2010 by Slow Lorris


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5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful read. Growing up as a working class lad ..., 23 Oct 2014
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A wonderful read. Growing up as a working class lad and a lifetime following cricket I could identify closely with the author. One of the best cricket books I've ever read - and I've read hundreds
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 4 Oct 2014
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very good knowledge of cricket
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must read, 13 July 2011
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Without question this is the finest new cricket book I have read for many years. It is beautifully written, full of fascinating facts and not short of the authors interesting personal opibnions. Buy it!!
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2.0 out of 5 stars An over-sentimental nostalgia fest., 22 Jun 2014
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This book was not as good as Hamilton's book about Brian Clough. And what's with all the similes? A disappointment.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Who is "Garry" Sobers?, 31 Dec 2010
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Is 'Garry' Sobers the same chap who scored those six sixes off Malcoln Nash at Swansea all those years ago?
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