It is very hard not to find amusement in Richard Heller's "A Tale of Ten Wickets" - and sometimes a deeper emotion. A fictional but somewhat familiar village, Upton Chesney, prepares with relish for its annual visit from the Frenetics, an aptly named London-based wandering side. Through the visiting scorer (a sort of narrator in the style of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales), and a lost travel writer, the reader meets a rich gallery of characters, each with a unique story.Written with gentle irreverence and a nice eye for the ...

A Tale of Ten Wickets 2007, Oval Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9780952341901

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