Duncan Hamilton has written some of the best books about sport in recent years. All lovers of cricket will love this book. You could say that Hamilton has done it again.
Brilliantly expresses the passion that millions like him, in pursuit of happiness and belonging, feel for the beautiful game. Simply magnificent
Hamilton is a worthy biographer
A wonderfully languorous piece of time travel back to the so-called Golden Age of cricket
Hamilton has achieved the difficult task of humanising an icon while clearing the rubbish away from his plinth
Duncan Hamilton is already a multiple award-winning sports writer, but it is hard to imagine he will write a better book than this superb, elegiac portrait of . . . Cardus
Rich in observation