* In Harry's second book he introduces us to the novelties which abound in our North Country Fairs, from fell Running to Rabbit Fancying.
Harry Pearson is a journalist and writer who contributes regularly to the GUARDIAN, WHEN SATURDAY COMES and a number of those men's magazines with women in bras on the cover. His first book, THE FAR CORNER, was runner up for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
'Pearson is funnier than Bill Bryson ... a prize onion of a tome that'll leave you streaming at the eyes with merriment' INDEPENDENT 'Just as much of a hoot [as THE FAR CORNER]. The title explains his remit, but can't do justice to his one-liners and digressions' MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS