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Start the Car: The World According to Bumble (Paperback)

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Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of "Bumble", the legendary SkySports cricket commentator who's one ball short of an over and delivers madcap moments galore in this ebullient, endearing and hilarious new book.

David "Bumble" Lloyd is a legend in our living rooms, a genuine "good bloke" all cricket fans feel they know inside out because of his infectious, larger-than-life personality and that distinctive Lancashire burr.

Bumble has become the one constant for passionate English fans in cricket's rapidly changing landscape. He has earned cult status as a commentator and pundit, with viewers loving his unerring dedication to the game's great fables.

The World According to Bumble: Start the Car revels in the quirkier and humorous side of cricket, while offering behind-the-scenes action of Lloyd's years spent following cricket around the globe, from Accrington to Lahore.

Bumble waxes lyrical on everything from the genius of Shane Warne to the merits of Lancashire's premier pies ... and the delights of finishing the day with a couple of pints and a curry.

Enjoy the camaraderie that exists among the SkySports team - including former England captains Sir Ian Botham, Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain and David Gower - and laugh out loud at the stories and anecdotes which have forged Bumble's character.

Whether he is holding up play to retrieve lost balls from the top of sight-screens, or enacting mock pitch reports from car parks, Bumble is capable of stealing the limelight at all times.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007382873
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`The best cricket book of the year...laugh out loud funny' --Daily Mail

`Revealing' --The Guardian

`A paean to cricket and pubs and laddishness and gentle grumpiness'--The Independent

`For comedy genius, David Lloyd takes the (half) biscuit'--Times Online

`In this book Lloyd revels in the quirkier and humorous side of cricket, while offering behind-the-scenes action of his years spent following cricket round the globe'--Nottingham Post

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“Typical BUMBLE”

A good enjoyable book, if you like 'Bumbles' ways and mannerisms.

Paperback edition
29th July 2011
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