The Twelfth Man - John Parker Reviews
Description:Author: John Parker
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by - written on 31/10/12 (Very useful, 80 readings)
==Synopsis of the book:== Roger North is a young professional cricketer. He has recently joined Surrey County Cricket Club and as part of his apprenticeship he is acting as twelfth man for the team. This means he does not bat or bowl he acts as a glorified skivvy, doing all the dirty jobs that no-one else wants to do such as bringing drinks for the players, running errants for them and batting and bowling in the nets when the senior players require it. He is twelfth man against Middlesex when after changing his bat the Surrey captain Persee Grace dies while in the middle of another brilliant knock. Despite being a great player Grace is an unpopular ... Read the complete review
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