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Autumn Books to bring joy to the reader!

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Autumn Books to bring joy to the reader!
It's getting dark outside, but there is LOTS to keep you occupied at home. Enjoy a good book, or make someone's day with one of our recommended titles. Here are our top five books to inspire you!

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Oddballs and anomalies make up the most delightful rogues' gallery - Ashforth's Curiosities of Horseracing

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Oddballs and anomalies make up the most delightful rogues' gallery - Ashforth's Curiosities of Horseracing

Ashforth's Curiosities of Horseracing, by David Ashforth£20 hardback, published by Merlin Unwin Books The biggest, perhaps only, disappointment with this book is that the author himself, one of the greatest curiosities horserace writing has ever known, doesn't warrant his own chapter among the assortment of oddballs and anomalies he chronicles. David Ashforth is a reformed schoolteacher who took refuge at The Sporting Life and spent many, but too few, years flicking brilliant and barmy journalism at us while we wondered why nobody had done it like this before. Although now largely retired and white of beard, he remains a true...

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Take a walk on the wild side - Wild World photography

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Take a walk on the wild side - Wild World photography
Wild World will delight a budding photographer, make a thoughtful wedding gift before honeymoon travels, and a must buy for anyone about to book the holiday of a lifetime in need of tips and advice. 

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Book Review in The Angling Times - End Peg by Peter May, The highs and lows of match fishing

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Book Review in The Angling Times - End Peg by Peter May, The highs and lows of match fishing
End Peg is superbly readable from the get-go. Divided into bite-sized chapters that can be read in one sitting, it takes the reader into the world of the keen amateur club and match angler. 

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Ace the Course: Buy this 'gem of a Golf Book'

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Ace the Course: Buy this 'gem of a Golf Book'

Book review Golfshake: 'Do yourself a favour and get a copy of Two Ruddy Ducks and a Partridge on a Par Three, penned by Clive Agran... this book is a little gem.'

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