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For Whom The Ball Rolls Paperback – 7 Aug 2003

4.3 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Orion; New edition edition (7 Aug. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0752842579
  • ISBN-13: 978-0752842578
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.2 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,519,109 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A fascinating collection of stories…a must for all those who love football and love reading." -- Liverpool Echo, August 30, 2003

"Delicious black comedy ideal not just for football fanatics, but anyone with a wry sense of humour." -- Western Mail Magazine, September 20, 2003

"Stories that bring out the passion, fears, hopes and failures of his characters, football fans or not." -- The Scotsman, August 23, 2003

"This is a cracker of a book. Tough, tender, colloquial, lyrical. An impressive debut." -- Irish Independent, March 15, 2004

"[Plenderleith's] is a bittersweet world in which football can bring joy, misery and bewilderment in the same story." -- The Sunday Times, November 16, 2003

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Cutting-edge football stories (and other shorts) from a regular WHEN SATURDAY COMES contributor.

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