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The Rebel Tours: Cricket’s crisis of conscience received widespread critical praise on its release last year.

It recounts one of the most extraordinary ventures in sport, the story of a game and a world now long forgotten. Click here to buy the book.

Praise for The Rebel Tours:

**** – Cricinfo     **** – Cricket Web     **** – Cricket Fans’ Forum

“A book which is fascinating, well-written and an essential addition to cricketing literature.” – The Observer

“That Peter May should write such an accomplished first book is pretty much on par with scoring a century on your Test debut.” – Sports Journalists’ Association

“Gideon Haigh’s seminal work The Cricket War made sure that the game’s literature has a definitive record of WSC. Peter May has done the same for South Africa’s years in the cricketing wilderness.” – Cricket Web

“A well-crafted account….the descriptions of the cricket are excellent.” – Robin Martin-Jenkins, Wisden 2010

“A fascinating book.” – Times Literary Supplement

“May succeeds in making the reader challenge their preconceptions…a fascinating book.” – All Out Cricket ‘Book of the Month’

“A tale of venality, hypocrisy, blindness and cynicism…..an excellent book.” – Reverse Swing Manifesto


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