Books by Publisher: John Wisden & Co Ltd

    Out of Time

    By Peter Chapman

    Paperback £7.85

    London, July 1966. Peter Chapman, a naive 18-year-old from Islington, is on the brink of adulthood. Everything is changing: having failed his A-levels and recently discovered he will not be fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional footballer at Leyton Orient, he is just about to enter the world of...

    Edging Towards Darkness

    By John Lazenby

    Hardback Save £0.94 = £16.05

    Cricket matches didn't always top out at five days, regardless of a result or not - they used to be `timeless', with play continuing until one team won, no matter how many days that took. The last of these - which took place in Durban in 1939, in a series...

    Wisden at The Oval

    By Jon Surtees

    Hardback £18.46

    The Oval in Kennington, south London - with its instantly recognisable gasholders - is one of sport's most iconic and popular venues. It has played host to an array of blue-ribbon sporting events over the years, including the FA Cup final and rugby's first varsity match. But it is as...

    Cricketing Allsorts

    Hardback £11.45

    More than any other sport, cricket highlights our peculiarities and quirks, our strengths and weaknesses - sporting or otherwise. It welcomes all-comers, no matter what their quirks or achievements. Cricketing Allsorts celebrates those oddities and records, and offers a lively portrait of the game and its players in all their...

    Following On

    By Emma John

    Paperback £8.45

    It's one thing to be 14 years old and a loser. It's one thing to be the class swot, and hopelessly infatuated with someone who doesn't know you exist. But what kind of teenager is besotted with an entire sports team - when the players are even bigger losers than...

    Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

    Hardback £54.46

    *Large-format edition* The 154th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Matthew Engel looks back at 60 years of Test Match Special, Derek Pringle reveals the secrets of ball-tampering, and Gideon Haigh explores the evolution of the six. There are also...

    Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

    Paperback £42.46

    *Soft-cover edition* The 154th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Matthew Engel looks back at 60 years of Test Match Special, Derek Pringle reveals the secrets of ball-tampering, and Gideon Haigh explores the evolution of the six. There are also...

    Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

    Hardback £42.46

    The 154th edition of the most famous sports book in the world--published every year since 1864--contains some of the finest sports writing of the year and covers every first-class game in every cricket nation, making it the cricketers' bible worldwide.

    Out of Time

    By Peter Chapman

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    A vibrant and captivating portrait of the summer of 1966--as a man, a team, and a country all teetered on the cusp of momentous change.

    Forever Boys

    By James Lawton

    Paperback £10.25

    Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year 2015 Sometimes you love a football team not only for their strengths, the splendour of their play and the appealing thrust of their character, but also the haunting possibility that their best hopes may never be fulfilled. This has rarely been demonstrated so...

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