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The Comeback Kings

When Smith and Stokes got the magic back

Author: Geoff Lemon  

After the smashing success of Steve Smith's Men, Geoff Lemon is back with another frank and fearless account of cricket in Australia and its shaky road to redemption.

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After the smashing success of Steve Smith's Men, Geoff Lemon is back with another frank and fearless account of cricket in Australia and its shaky road to redemption.

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In Comeback Kings, Geoff Lemon returns to the Australian cricket team two years after Steve Smith led his Australian team into a cheating scandal that stunned cricket around the world.

Today, as rumours continue to swirl around David Warner and Steve Smith and a possible return to captaincy for each, Geoff Lemon shares his sharp insight as he assesses the players' comeback to Australian cricket, viewing the World Cup, the Ashes, and the exceptional skill of both - Warner even said to pass Bradman.

Comeback Kings spares no one in this acutely tuned review of Australian cricket's path out of controversy ... but to where?

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About the Author

Geoff Lemon has covered cricket as a writer and broadcaster since 2010, including touring with the Australian men's and women's teams since 2013, for outlets including the ABC, BBC, Wisden Almanack, The Guardian, The Cricketer, The Saturday Paper and Cricinfo. He has worked on radio and television in Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, Ireland and the UAE, and hosts cricket podcast The Final Word. His writing outside sport appears in places like Best Australian Stories, The Monthly and Meanjin. He's editor of one of Australia's oldest literary publications, Going Down Swinging, and formerly directed the National Young Writers Festival. His previous books were the essay collection The Sturgeon General Presents, collaborative novel Willow Pattern, and poetry collection Sunblind. His previous book Steve Smith's Men has been awarded The MCC/Cricket Society Book of the Year, Wisden Book of the Year, Cricket Writer's Club Book of the Year, and was shortlisted for The Telegraph Cricket Book of the Year 2019, and the Mark & Evette Moran NIB Literary Award 2019.

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Product Details

Publisher
Hardie Grant Books
Published
2nd December 2020
Pages
304
ISBN
9781743796696

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