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Release date: 02nd May, 2013 Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press
List Price:£18.99 Our Price: £12.72 You Save: £6.27 (33%)
This is a marvellous, well-written biography which doesn’t shirk from exploring controversial episodes in Sir Stan’s life, but it’s for his mazy runs, tenacity and balance, evident in a career spanning 33 years, that he was justifiably known as the Wizard.
Release date: 01st September, 2011 Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press
List Price:£9.99 Our Price: £7.59 You Save: £2.4 (24%)
With Sir Alex calling it a day at Old Trafford, does this represent the beginning of the end for Manchester United? Patrick Barclay's outstanding biography provides us with a few hints... (read review)
Release date: 18th October, 2009 Publisher: High Stakes Publishing
List Price:£9.99 Our Price: £8.99 You Save: £1 (10%)
The volume’s instructional pages (for stud and draw) are few, and fairly basic. Its real value lies in the tautly written anecdotes of rural poker in turn-of-the-century America, with players who literally ‘bet the farm’, and sophisticated, cosmopolitan games in the Far East during World War II, where spies of opposing nations crossed swords at the poker table. (read review)
Release date: 29th April, 2013 Publisher: Constable
List Price:£18.99 Our Price: £11.01 You Save: £7.98 (42%)
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All time greats
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