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As well as the cricketing genius that led to Learie Constantine being described as 'the most original cricketer of his time', Connie illuminated the world that he grew up in, a place where the memories of slavery were still fresh and where a peculiar, almost obsessive, devotion to 'Englishness' created a society that was often more British than Britain itself.
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