The Test

The Test: My Autobiography

Non-Fiction, Sport, Rugby
Paperback Published on: 02/04/2015
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The Test
Definitely one not to miss for any Rugby fan. Just fantastic.
Brian O’Driscoll graced the pitches of world rugby in one of the most illustrious careers ever seen in the game. Recognised as one of the finest players o... READ MORE
Matt Gardiner at Waterstones online

Synopsis

The bestselling autobiography of the greatest rugby player of our time: Brian O'Driscoll.

Since 1999, when he made his international debut, there has been no greater player in world rugby than Brian O'Driscoll. In 2010 Rugby World magazine named him its world player of the decade - and since then the legend has only grown.

Now, at the end of his amazing career - which culminated in fairy-tale fashion with Ireland's victory in the 2014 Six Nations championship - he tells his own story. Honest, gritty and thoughtful, Brian O'Driscoll's Autobiography is not just an essential sports book. It is an essential book about family, friends, hard work, courage and imagination.

'Honest, charming and revealing - a thoroughly good read' Rugby World

'A thoroughly enjoyable read ... After reading The Test I warmed even more to O'Driscoll as a player and a man. He stood for a new ethos in Irish sport that refused to accept mediocrity or glorious failure' Fergal Keane, Irish Times

'O'Driscoll's honesty ... takes the reader to a place they simply have not been before' Vincent Hogan, Irish Independent

'A must-read insight into the life and mind of Ireland's greatest rugby player' Irish Mail on Sunday

'There are fascinating insights into the lengths he was willing to go to perform at the highest level' Sunday Business Post

Bestseller, April 2015

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241962688
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 307g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 27 mm

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The Test
Great read
Open, honest and fast-paced. Provides an insight into the game and its participants without becoming bogged down in details. A great read and hard to put d... READ MORE
Francis Cooney