Sportsman Chic II: The Cricket Bag (The Book!)


Despite what they warn, I always judge a book by its cover. So, if this cover is any indication, this book must be quite a read, esp. with quotes like this:

A gentleman is a man who never hurts anybody else unintentionally.

Farjeon, a member of the creative Farjeon clan, was best known as a playwright and London theatre critic in the early 20th c. His brother, the mystery writer and journalist J. Jefferson Farjeon, writes the intro, saying Herbert has 'mixed the nostalgic with the facetious, the correct with the reckless play, dividing the game into two innings, with an interval for light refreshment and closing the play with one of his loveliest poems'.