All biographical and autobiographical books by Old Shirburnians.
Basil D’Oliveira: Cricket and Controversy
Michael Parkinson, THE TELEGRAPH ‘An inspirational story and one which never fails to move this reader… the definitive work on the D’Oliveira affair.’
Peter Wilby, NEW STATESMAN ‘Oborne tells this remarkable story with the tautness of a thriller and the focus of a political tract.’
C Day-Lewis: A Life
Peter McDonald, Literary Review
A life rich in incident, and Stanford tells its story efficiently,
leaving any matters of judgement to the reader.
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd (May 2007)
Clover Stroud, THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
“Funny, touching and ultimately very moving, this is […]
Charles Hudson VC was one of the twentieth century’s outstanding fighting soldiers. His military career through two world wars and in Russia in 1919 earned […]
Matthew Dennison, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH:
“It has an engaging sense of immediacy that goes some way towards balancing the sadness that Margaret’s life inspires in retrospect.”
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (March 2007)
Jeremy Archer (d 68-73)
A poignant anthology of Christmas letters, cards and diary entries, written during wartime, charmingly illustrated by Matilda Hunt.
Publisher: Century (October 2007)
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