Squeezing the Orange by Henry Blofeld audiobook

Squeezing the Orange: Life’s Great Adventure—and the Cricket Too!

By Henry Blofeld
Read by Henry Blofeld

HarperFiction 9780007506408
11.51 Hours 1
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Born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge, Henry Calthorpe Blofeld, nicknamed “Blowers” by the late Brian Johnston, is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. His distinctively rich, cut-glass voice and his vividly eccentric observations of life on and off the pitch, have made him a household name, not only in Britain but around the world, wherever cricket is played. Blowers has been close the heart of the game for over fifty years, and his career has taken him to the far corners of the earth. Stuffed to the gunwales with delicious anecdotes, this autobiography brings his astonishingly colorful story bang up to date.

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Born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge, Henry Calthorpe Blofeld, nicknamed “Blowers” by the late Brian Johnston, is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. His distinctively rich, cut-glass voice and his vividly eccentric observations of life on and off the pitch, have made him a household name, not only in Britain but around the world, wherever cricket is played. Blowers has been close the heart of the game for over fifty years, and his career has taken him to the far corners of the earth. Stuffed to the gunwales with delicious anecdotes, this autobiography brings his astonishingly colorful story bang up to date.

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“No one knows or cares more about radio or can write about it with such wit, love and grace.” Stephen Fry, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Henry Blofeld

Author Bio: Henry Blofeld

Henry Calthorpe Blofeld, OBE, nicknamed “Blowers” by the late Brian Johnston, was born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge and is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and Live Sports Extra on Radio 5. He has been a cricket writer for over forty-five years.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Sports & Recreation
Runtime: 11.51
Audience: Adult
Language: English