On Your Marks : Selected writings about all kinds of sports-9781529075816

On Your Marks : Selected writings about all kinds of sports

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A sparkling anthology celebrating sport in all its variety; from elite rugby and football to rural games on the village green, from an exclusive golf club to the sheer pleasure of a bicycle ride. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, pocket-sized classics with ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.

This edition is edited and introduced by sports historian, Professor Martin Polley. A treat for sports fans, dip into this wide-ranging, entertaining collection of classic writing drawn from journalism, diaries, drama, fiction and more. On Your Marks spans from Elizabethan Shakespeare to twentieth-century George Orwell and features Daniel Defoe on horse racing, Jane Austen on baseball, Lewis Carroll on croquet and many more.

Author(s): Polley, Martin,
Binding: Hardback,
Date of Publication: 13/10/2022,
Pagination: 240 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library,
Published By: PAN MACMILLAN ,
Book Classification: Literature & literary studies,
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781529075816