This is the most comprehensive book on badminton ever published. A book for all players and not just the expert, it is designed to intrigue and arouse the curiosity of the ordinary club and sports-centre player, to add to his enjoyment of the game.
It delves into the enigma of badminton-ôs origin, surveys the sport world-wide, describes famous clubs and infamous courts as well as the vagaries of women-ôs clothing and the advance in space-programme based equipment.
Top players are caught in action and character by pen and camera and offer valuable -òTips from the Top-ô. Nor are backroom officials such as -òMr Badminton-ô and -òThe wee major-ô forgotten.
Junior and schools' badminton is also covered.
The fascinating story of the Inter-County Championship is recalled as are memorable matches the world over; and highlights of the All-England and of the famous Thomas and Uber Cup are replayed.
Letters to the Editor, witty and wise, a fund of rich stories, even verse, provide a lighter side.
As in Guinness books, records of major events and unusual incidents abound. Humour is ever present. A wide-range of cartoons and caricatures, photos and prints make strong visual appeal.
A book to widen badminton horizons, to dip into again and again.
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