This is the story of an Australian icon: Horace Lindrum.
The original Boy from Down Under.
Lindrum's calling into the world of Billiards was marred by tragedy, war, family upheavals, and controversy.
But nothing was going to stop him from securing 'the crown'.
Lindrum the Uncrowned King is an intensely human story. A story that captures the spirit of success, the tribulations of a truly extraordinary life and the mettle of a man who epitomises the Australian way. A 'MUST READ' book.
"A beautifully presented, profoundly original and provocative piece of work...its subject is the life of the author's father, Horace Lindrum, who was one of the finest snooker players in sporting history"
Professor Gerry Turcotte & Vice Chancellor, St Mary's University Calgary
"Well-written, insightful, an engaging piece of work"
Professor Douglas Booth, University of Otago Dunedin New Zealand
"Masterful! Magical! Meticulous!"
Dr John Troughton, Agricultural Scientist, Sydney
"The story of a great man who shaped and was shaped by his nation, Australia and his times. A 'MUST READ'."
Professor Edward J Blakley, University of Sydney
"The story is so human"
Ron Eyles, Central Coast, New South Wales
"I want to see the film"
Dr Siobhan McHugh, Oral historian, writer, documentary-maker
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