The Authors XI: A Season of English Cricket from Hackney to Hambledon

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Cricket has perhaps held more writers in its thrall than any other sport: many excellent books have been written about it, and many great authors have played it. The Authors Cricket Club used to play regularly against teams made up of Publishers and Actors. They last played in 1912, and include among their alumni such greats as PG Wodehouse, Arthur Conan Doyle and JM Barrie. A hundred years on from their last match, a team of modern-day authors has been assembled to continue this fine literary and sporting tradition in a ...

The Authors XI: A Season of English Cricket from Hackney to Hambledon 2013, Wisden, London

ISBN-13: 9781408840450

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