Rain Men: The Madness of Cricket e-book
by Marcus Berkmann
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Many thousands of cricketers will be able to identify with Marcus Berkmann's marvellous Rain Men. A masterpiece (Sir Tim Rice). A very funny book about some very sad men (Ian Hislop).
Author:Berkmann, Marcus. Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description. Country of Publication. World of Books Australia was founded in 2005. This book is aimed at the fan; at the person who listens to the Test Match on a motorway and narrowly avoids crashing whenever somone takes a wicket; at the weekend player who happily gives up his valuable afteron to be given out for 0 by the umpire and who can't quite remember the lbw law. However, unlike most cricket books (gentle, elegiac, full of photographs of village greens circa 1850), this book is realistic.
Marcus Berkmann has spent more than thirty years sitting in front of various television screens swearing at incompetent England batsmen
Marcus Berkmann has spent more than thirty years sitting in front of various television screens swearing at incompetent England batsmen. In his leisure time he has written columns on sport for Punch, the Independent on Sunday and the Daily Express. Библиографические данные.
Marcus Berkmann is a journalist and author. He came to prominence with his book, Rain Men (1995), which humorously chronicles the formation and adventures of his own cricket touring team, the Captain Scott Invitation XI. Berkmann has continued to write newspaper and cricket magazine columns, such as the Last Manitoba In column on the back page of Wisden Cricket Monthly, while producing a number of critically well-received humorous books In Brain Men (1999), he applied his sardonic observations to the world of public quizzes, and takes the same approach to Fatherhood (2005).
Later in 2005, he released the book Zimmer Men, as a sort of sequel to Rain Men, describing his next team, and his transition into middle age with cricket. In 2009, he set up the quiz company Brain Men with Stephen Arkell and Chris Pollikett. Rain Men: The Madness of Cricket (Little, Brown, 1995).
Marcus Berkmann is the author of Zimmer Men (SBN 0 316 72838 1) the sequel to Rain Men. He writes regularly for the Oldie, Private Eye and The Spectator. Sir Tim Rice The Fever Pitch of cricket.