Peter the Lord's Cat: And Other Unexpected Obituaries from Wisden Reviews
Description:ISBN 1845131630 / Genre: Humour / Hardcover / 160 Pages / Book is published 2006-08-01 by Aurum Press Ltd
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by - written on 26/01/11 (Very useful, 53 readings)
Peter the Lords Cat and other unexpected obitaries from Wisden is a collection of the more obscure, humourous or noteable obituaries of cricketers through the years. Wisden Start in 1882 by John Wisden, Wisden is a yearly book characterising all the games played at a competitive level in England for the year before. It also covers any England overseas tours and any other games played in England at representative level that year such as last years three tests between Pakistan and Sustralia played in England. It has articles, reviews on all the counties, cups and an in depth review of any test played by England in the previous 12 months. It also has ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/12/09, updated on 02/12/09 (Very useful, 104 readings)
"Peter the Lord's Cat", as I shall refer to this book to save a great deal of unnecessary typing, is a fairly small (slightly under A5 size) and fairly slim (148 numbered pages) hardback book. In it are collected a sample of 250 of the more than 10,000 obituaries that have appeared in Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, the "Bible" of cricket, since that august publication began to include such things in 1892. Although the book is published by Aurum, their arrangement with John Wisden & Co has allowed them to produce it in a style which fits in nicely with that of the Almanack itself. It has a matt yellow-and-black cover, with a woodcut-style ... Read the complete review