About this book
A comprehensive biography of the biggest run scorer that cricket has ever known, Sir Jack Hobbs. From the acclaimed author of a bestselling life of Geoff Boycott, it's based on a wealth of new material, including interviews with the Hobbs family. From his poverty-stricken childhood in Cambridge to his central role in some of Test cricket's most explosive series, it tells the whole story.
The astonishing feats of Sir Jack Hobbs continue to resonate more than a century after he first played Test cricket. During his long career that stretched from the age of W G Grace to the era of Don Bradman, he scored more first-class runs and centuries than any player. This book provides fresh insights into various aspects of his story.
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