Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of

  • Paperback
  • Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of Matjiesfontein
  • Dean Allen
  • 08 February 2018
  • 1770228470

8 thoughts on “Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of Matjiesfontein

  1. Moorfoot Moorfoot says:

    Bought this as Christmas present for my husband Although he is not a cricket fan he enjoyed reading the story of Logan and his contribution to South Africa Was passed on to his friend to read.

  2. ebats.us Customer ebats.us Customer says:

    I struggled reading this book, even though the story is an interesting one There are several sections which are quite repetitive and it would have benefitted from better editing, for example there is a paragraph which has two consecutive sentances about a topic starting with the phrase most importantly

  3. Strike 69 Strike 69 says:

    Fascinating but could have avoided some duplication and repetition if stuck to pure chronological narrative I still enjoyed read and lots of excellent photographs




    An excellent,interesting book.

  6. Jane Gillate Jane Gillate says:

    Very Good reading

  7. Mr. M. F. Feltham Mr. M. F. Feltham says:

    An interesting book if you are interested in South African history.

  8. Charles Bridges Charles Bridges says:

    was really interesting for me having visited the area twice and again next year

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of MatjiesfonteinCecil John Rhodes once said he had only met two creators in South Africa himself and James Douglas Logan, the Scottish born founder of Matjiesfontein Empire, War explore the controversial 1901 South African cricket tour to England in the midst of the Anglo Boer War read the amazing story of how Logan once had the captain and manager of England s cricket team arrested as they boarded their ship home and discover Logan s close relationship with Rhodes and how their shady dealings brought down the Premier s first government Illustrated throughout with