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A History of Cricket in 100 Objects Hardcover – 6 Jun 2013

4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

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  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Serpent's Tail; Main edition (6 Jun. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1846689406
  • ISBN-13: 978-1846689406
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 3.2 x 20.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 45,262 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A delightful book ... compulsively quotable (Tom Holland)

You don't have to be a regular at Lord's to enjoy Mortimer's well-chosen anecdotes. (Guardian)

Praise for History of Football in 100 Objects:

'Great fun


Extremely clever, quirky, and deliciously funny (Blackpool Gazette)

A richly original account of the game's past, present and future (Mark Perryman)

Praise for The Great Swim:

'A fascinating and irresistible slice of sporting history

(Daily Mail)

Cracks along like a Channel tide ... his descriptions of the caprice of the ribbon of water that defeated so many are compelling (Daily Telegraph)

Book Description

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.

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4.0 out of 5 starsI don't like cricket, on no, I love it.
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