Peter Pan's First Xi

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Sceptre, 2011 - Cricket - 344 pages
The creator of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie, was a hugely enthusiastic cricketer of very little talent. That didn't stop him from leading perhaps the most extraordinary amateur cricket team ever to have taken the field.

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In lots of ways this was a fascinating book about the great and the good of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, and in particular world class writers such as Conan Doyle, Milne and Wodehouse ... Read full review

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A well written history of J.M. Barrie's cricketing team the Allahakbarries (he mistakenly believed Allahakbarries to mean "God help us" rather than "God is Great" in Arabic). Barrie's literary ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Kevin Telfer is the author of three books. He has written for the Guardian, the Sunday Times and The Idler. He has a lifelong love of listening to cricket on the radio and lives in London.

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