New PDF release: A Delicious Slice Of Johnners

By Brian Johnston

ISBN-10: 0753548054

ISBN-13: 9780753548059

Following Brian Johnston's loss of life in 1994, leading Minister John significant looked as if it would converse for the state whilst he remarked that 'Summers seriously isn't the same'. To an Englishman's ears, the sound of leather-based opposed to willow will regularly be heavily linked to the pleased tones of Johnners' voice.

But there has been much more in his lifestyles. From the excessive jinks of Eton and Oxford he graduated to being a urban gent within the family members espresso enterprise. Later, as Technical Adjutant within the Grenadier Guards, he contributed to the warfare attempt together with his own 'Dad's Army'. as soon as demobbed in 1945, he started a broadcasting profession that brought him to a bunch of British eccentrics from locations visited in Down Your Way, and at last took him to the cramped, snug and chaotic cricket commentators' field the place gaffes, negative jokes and gales of laughter have been by no means distant. alongside the way in which there has been a wedding to 'a very beautiful blonde' and 5 children.

Lovingly edited by way of his eldest son, Barry, it is a splendidly relaxing compendium of 3 of Johnners' top enjoyed books, the autobiographies It's Been loads of enjoyable and It's a humorous Game, and Rain Stops Play.

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