The Batmaker of Copenhagen

The Batmaker of Copenhagen

The Story of Cricket's Second World War Hero
Tim Brooks
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The Batmaker is the unique story of a cricketing hero who risks his life to save the sport he loves. Defying the Gestapo and risking his life to keep cricket alive, Frederick Hanson embarks on a quest to find willow. Based on a true story, it combines an espionage thriller and a tribute to the passion that cricket inspires in us all.

Click here to listen to Tim Brooks on 98 Not Out podcast.

About the author

Tim Brooks is an experienced and respected cricket writer and commentator specialising in the global game. The acclaimed author of Cricket on the Continent and A Corner of Every Foreign Field, he has contributed regularly to Wisden and was former head of cricket for QTV Sports, commenting on a wide range of ICC events. He has also worked directly with cricket nations to grow and publicise the game, with a focus on northern Europe and Scandinavia. A history graduate, Tim is fascinated by the cultural context of the game and cricket's unique ability to inspire passion and devotion.

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