Beyond A Boundary

CLR James' book extolling the virtues and importance of cricket, both within and beyond the boundary, is accepted by many as the greatest of all cricketing essays.

But can its sense of moral code, forged in the West Indies of his youth in the first half of the 20th century, survive the rigours of globalisation and the culture of 'get rich or die trying'?

CLR's nephew Darcus Howe returns to his own Trinidadian roots to put the book to the test, at a time when both cricket and society on the island appear to be in need of re-invigouration.

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20060219

CLR James' book extolling the virtues and importance of cricket, both within and beyond the boundary, is accepted by many as the greatest of all cricketing essays.

But can its sense of moral code, forged in the West Indies of his youth in the first half of the 20th century, survive the rigours of globalisation and the culture of 'get rich or die trying'?

CLR's nephew Darcus Howe returns to his own Trinidadian roots to put the book to the test, at a time when both cricket and society on the island appear to be in need of re-invigouration.

20060219

CLR James' book extolling the virtues and importance of cricket, both within and beyond the boundary, is accepted by many as the greatest of all cricketing essays.

But can its sense of moral code, forged in the West Indies of his youth in the first half of the 20th century, survive the rigours of globalisation and the culture of 'get rich or die trying'?

CLR's nephew Darcus Howe returns to his own Trinidadian roots to put the book to the test, at a time when both cricket and society on the island appear to be in need of re-invigouration.

20060702

CLR James' book extolling the virtues and importance of cricket within and beyond the boundary is seen by many as the greatest of all cricketing essays.

CLR's nephew, Darcus Howe, returns to his Trinidadian roots to put the book to the test at a time when both cricket and society on the island are going through tough times.

20060702

CLR James' book extolling the virtues and importance of cricket within and beyond the boundary is seen by many as the greatest of all cricketing essays.

CLR's nephew, Darcus Howe, returns to his Trinidadian roots to put the book to the test at a time when both cricket and society on the island are going through tough times.