Everything to Play For: The QI Book of Sports (Hardback)
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Everything to Play For: The QI Book of Sports (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages
Published: 12/10/2023
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From pole-vaulting priests to exploding billiard balls, a couple of QI Elves kick off a riotously entertaining collection of fascinating sporting facts and trivia.

From sport's weirdest rules to its most unlikely heroes, via comically large cricket bats, pole-vaulting priests, creative football chants and exploding billiard balls, each chapter of Everything to Play For is brimming with surprising facts and intriguing stories.

Even if you've never asked yourself what David Attenborough has to do with yellow tennis balls, why Victorian doctors feared the outbreak of 'bicycle face' or what led ancient Egyptian athletes to have their spleens removed, this book will give you the astonishing answers - and plenty more besides.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571372539
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 204 x 153 x 28 mm
Edition: Main

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“Another great QI book”

I haven't a great deal of interest in sport, but I do like a QI book and this is a must for fans of the show. The book delves into interesting facts about a variety of sports and related subjects in a well... More

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