Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket :: Stephen Fay & David Kynaston

Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket :: Stephen Fay & David Kynaston soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Bloomsbury, 2018, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; List of sources;

From the cover: For more than a quarter of a century after the Second World War, as the BBC tightened its grip on the national consciousness, two of the most famous English voices were commentators on games of cricket. John Arlott and E.W. (Jim) Swanton transformed the broadcasting of the nations summer game into a national institution. For any cricket follower in his fifties or older, just the mention of their names immediately evokes a flood of memories.

Swanton was born into a middle-class family and privately educated; Ar…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

White boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 384 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Sport Cricket catalogue?

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