The Picador Book of Cricket
Picador, Mar 8, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 476 pages
The definitive anthology of cricket writing A tribute to the finest writers on the game of cricket and an acknowledgement that the great days of cricket literature are behind us. There was a time when major English writers - P.G. Wodehouse, Arthur Conan Doyle, Alec Waugh - took time off to write about cricket, whereas the cricket book market today is dominated by ghosted autobiographies and statistical compendiums. The Picador Book of Cricket celebrates the best writing on the game and includes many pieces that have been out of print, or difficult to get hold of, for years. Including Neville Cardus, C.L.R. James, John Arlott, V.S. Naipaul, C.B. Fry this anthology is a must for any cricket follower or anyone interested in sports writing elevated to high art.
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Review: The Picador Book Of CricketUser Review - Amit Mishra - Goodreads
Ramachandra Guha has bought together the best some of the best writings of cricket authors, who introduce us to legends forgotten becuase of the curtain of time between them and us. A must read for ... Read full review
Review: The Picador Book Of CricketUser Review - Nate Harrison - Goodreads
Good fun for any fan of the game, especially those who take an interest in the history of it. Makes you wish the daily articles in the sports section were as life-like today as they were back then. Read full review