By Graeme Fowler
With riotous tales of lifestyles on England excursions, partying with Ian Botham and Elton John, mixed with a relocating account of his conflict with mental-health matters, Graeme Fowler's Absolutely Foxed is a cricket memoir not like the other. obvious via many as a maverick, happy-go-lucky determine, Fowler grew to become a highly influential trainer, and is among the most unusual thinkers concerning the online game. He's battled and gained opposed to the easiest spinners in India, and the quickest bowlers from the West Indies - he's even stumbled on himself on the centre of a tabloid storm.
In this ebook, he seems to be again over his forty years within the expert video game, spending sixteen years at the county circuit with Lancashire and Durham, and 3 years as an England foreign - a interval that was once minimize brief by way of a life-threatening harm. He that with a spell operating on Test fit Special, ahead of working the Durham Centre of Excellence for 18 years. Alastair Campbell offers an Afterword during which he commends Fowler's aid for others being affected by mental-health difficulties; Fowler's personal reviews should still offer support and notion for these facing related problems.
In his Foreword, lifelong good friend Sir Ian Botham describes Fowler as 'one of the gutsiest I ever encountered', but additionally issues out how he 'made a dressing room tick'. these parts of braveness, wisdom and humour are all current in Absolutely Foxed - a very unmissable read.
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