The Shorter Wisden 2017
Language: en
Pages: 1584
Authors: Lawrence Booth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother – and the 2017 edition of Wisden is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the
Gentlemen and Sledgers
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: ROB. SMYTH
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-07 - Publisher:

An updated and expanded edition of Rob Smyth's rollicking history of Anglo-Australian loathing on the cricket field, including three new pieces to cover the topsy-turvy Ashes series of 2015. Gentlemen and Sledgers charts the ebb and flow of Anglo-Australian cricketing fortunes across 131 years and 314 matches by telling the
The Sledger's Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Liam McCann
Categories: Cricket
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: AAPPL

Sledging is the art of verbally intimidating a batsman so that he loses his concentration and gets himself out. It is also known as the art of initiating mental disintegration. The Sledger's Handbook is an absolutely hilarious romp through the history of the cricketing insult, from WG Grace to Shane
Adam Smith’s Moral Sentiments in Vanity Fair
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Rosa Slegers
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-17 - Publisher: Springer

According to Adam Smith, vanity is a vice that contains a promise: a vain person is much more likely than a person with low self-esteem to accomplish great things. Problematic as it may be from a moral perspective, vanity makes a person more likely to succeed in business, politics and
Death on the Ice
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Robert Ryan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Bestselling author Robert Ryan brings one of the greatest epic journeys of all time to life in this captivating story of Captain Scott's last Antarctic expedition. January 18, 1912: Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition reaches the South Pole. Just a few weeks later, trapped in one of the worst blizzards