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Cardus on cricket

Neville Cardus

Cardus on cricket

by Neville Cardus

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Published by Souvenir in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNeville Cardus.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14986252M
ISBN 100285623117

Aug 01,  · BOOK OF THE WEEK. THE GREAT ROMANTIC It was Cardus who saw that cricket was more than just a scorecard: it was a metaphor for life, . Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his 'Shastbury' writings.

Oct 22,  · The six-strong shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award was announced on Tuesday, with twice winners Donald McCrae and Duncan Hamilton in contention for the prize. "The Great Romantic: Cricket and the Golden Age of Neville Cardus," published by Hodder and Stoughton, was the judges' choice from a six-book short list Author: Reuters Sports News.

LONDON (Reuters) - Duncan Hamilton became the first three-time winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award on Thursday for his biography of cricket writer Neville Cardus. "The Great Romantic: Cricket and the Golden Age of Neville Cardus," published by Hodder and Stoughton, was the judges' choice from a six-book short list and. Cardus on cricket: a selection from the cricket writings of Sir Neville Cardus. [Neville Cardus; Rupert Hart-Davis] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search "For any person, irrelevant whether he knows a thing about cricket or not, this book will remain a treasure. A must buy for any cricket fanatic and a must read for any.


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Neville Cardus has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Neville Cardus’s most popular book is Cardus on Cricket. Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (2 April – 28 February ) was an English writer and critic. From an impoverished home background, and mainly self-educated, he became The Manchester Guardian ' s cricket correspondent in and its chief music critic inholding the two posts simultaneously until His contributions to these two distinct fields in the years before the Education: Board School.

Jul 27,  · Arlott had known Cardus longer than any cricket writer then travelling peripatetically from ground to ground. He’d co-authored a coffee-table book with him called The Noblest Game. No one was. Dec 05,  · The Great Romantic: Cricket and the Golden Age of Neville Cardus becomes the sixth cricket book to win the award and the first to do so since Hamilton’s work Harold Larwood in.

The best book I've read on cricket. And I don't hope to read anything better than this in the rest of my life. Made me fall head over heels with the game of cricket and let me make it clear, falling all over again and again.

has it's own charm!/5. Padwick's Bibliography of Cricket, Volume 2, Compiled by Stephen Eley and Peter Griffiths, Library Association, (covers the period ) Ramachandra Guha. Wickets in the East () Spin and Other Turns () An Indian Cricket Omnibus (ed.

with TG Vaidyanathan) () The Picador Book of Cricket (ed.) (). Dec 16,  · A must for the library of anyone who appreciates either cricket, or the English language. --The Financial Times Book Description.

Sir Neville Cardus was Cardus on cricket book literary writer whose subject happened to be cricket, and Cardus on Cricket is a representative selection of the best of Cardus's writing on one of the world's favourite sports.5/5(3).

Cardus in the Covers is a companion volume to Neville Cardus's Cardus on Cricket and draws on his writing from into the 's and, even, the 's. Cardus celebrates many of the greatest cricketers to play the game, Len Hutton and Denis Compton to Richie Benaud and Gary Sobers.

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English Cricket [Neville Cardus] on greggdev.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hardback book with dust jacket titled ENGLISH CRICKET by Neville Cardus. () - (LL)4/5(1). A picture of Cardus, brow furrowed, pen in hand, taken by another giant of cricket writing, John Woodcock, still hangs over Engel's desk in Herefordshire.

He paved the way for many who followed. DOWNLOAD NOW» Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his 'Shastbury' writings.

Dec 01,  · Cardus on (how to play) Cricket Martin Chandler | am GMT 01 December There have always been instructional books. In years gone by, before cricket ‘literature’ really took off, there were more of them and they sold many more copies than is the case now. Aug 14,  · Buy The Great Romantic: Cricket and the golden age of Neville Cardus - Winner of William Hill Sports Book of the Year by Duncan Hamilton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Sep 28,  · Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his 'Shastbury' writings/5(43).

Read "Cardus on Cricket A selection from the cricket writings of Sir Neville Cardus" by Neville Cardus available from Rakuten Kobo. Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of vil Brand: Profile. Jul 25,  · Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 'All lovers of cricket will enjoy this book.' - Michael Henderson, The Cricketer.

Neville Cardus described how one majestic stroke-maker 'made music' and 'spread beauty' with his bat. Between two world wars, he became the laureate of cricket by doing the same with words.5/5(1).

Dec 05,  · LONDON (Reuters) - Duncan Hamilton became the first three-time winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award on Thursday for his biography of cricket writer Neville Cardus. Cardus wrote on classical music, while Mailey threw champagne parties.

Twelve years ago, in the appendix to The Picador Book of Cricket, I listed 50 of my favourite books on cricket.Cardus’s essays, however, are improved by transportation, and although they have been written from day to day, although their appeal is to the moment, and the pages are filled with references to games and incidents that must inevitably in the course of a few seasons pass from memory.

we do feel that this book stands as reasonable a chance of.Book Descriptions: Neville Cardus was a literary writer whose subject happened to be cricket, and here is a representative selection of the best of Cardus's writing on the sport.