With sympathetic yet rigorous analysis of personality, and wonderful writing, (Haigh) has produced a classic. -- Sunday Times
About the Author
GIDEON HAIGH has covered all recent Ashes series in both Australia and England for The Times, the Guardian, or Wisden Cricketer, and written books about each one for Aurum. He is the author of a number of acclaimed cricket books, including Mystery Spinner, which was voted Cricket Society Book of the Year and recently chosen by The Times as one of its 50 greatest sports books of all time; The Big Ship (a biography of the Australian Test captain Warwick Armstrong); Many a Slip (a hilarious diary about his club side); two anthologies of material from Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, Peter the Lord’s Cat and Parachutist at Fine Leg; and several collections of essays. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and daughter.