'This collection can rightly be described as a celebration' The Observer
Preface by Lord Alexander of Weedon
Foreword by Sir Tim Rice
Hailed by The Times as one of the finest cricket books of 2004, A Breathless Hush contains verse written by the great exponents of the game, covering a period of over 250 years from its infancy up to the present day.
The selection features the cricketing reflections of famous celebrants of the game ranging from P. G. Wodehouse, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and E. V. Lucas, to Francis Thompson and Neville Cardus. It is certain to please all tastes, from the serious to the satirical, and will be a worthy addition to the bookshelves of cricket lovers of all ages.
Published in Methuen's MCC Cricket Library series, this collection of the best verse celebrating the game of cricket includes several previously unpublished works.