When the Crowd Stops Roaring, Neven MacEwan


In this frank and inspiring memoir, Neven talks about his early life, and his extraordinary success as a rugby player. A lock and number eight, Neven represented Wellington at a provincial level, before achieving the ultimate in New Zealand rugby—wearing the revered All Black jersey. His contemporaries included Tiny White, Don Clarke, Wilson Whineray, Kelvin Tremain, Colin Meads and Ian Clarke.

But this is not just a memoir of rugby achievements; Neven talks frankly about the difficulties in his life ‘when the crowd stops roaring’ and the reality away from the rugby field. There are immense challenges, including being charged by New Zealand Police for theft, a suicide attempt, and his battle with alcoholism.

But there is also hope, triumph and new beginnings in this candid memoir, with Neven going on to give back and help numerous others who have lost their way.

When the Crowd Stops Roaring is a poignant, moving, unique, and inspirational memoir that will take readers on a thought-provoking journey while entertaining them at the same time! When the Crowd Stops Roaring is written by author Neven MacEwan and MacEwan throughout When the Crowd Stops Roaring will take his readers on a journey through his life and his rugby career as an All Black in this beautiful memoir. The journey the reader will encounter is incredible as well as eye-opening and his story will make you feel a host of different emotions from start to finish! That is why I already recommend this lovely book, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!

When the Crowd Stops Roaring is an incredible book in which Neven MacEwan will openly share his life with us readers. Neven MacEwan in When the Crowd Stops Roaring shares his life journey with us as he shares not only his successful rugby career, playing for the All Blacks but also his upbringing as well as his life off the rugby field. MacEwan is open and honest about all the battles he faced off the ruby field which included addiction, crime, and sadly even a suicide attempt. All of this and more is laced throughout this incredibly honest book but despite the hardships MacEwan faced, he overcame them and it makes for an inspiring memoir that is not easily forgotten.

Memoirs, combined with poignant themes are my favorite type of books to read. I adore memoirs because they give the reader insight into a person’s fascinating life and when the reader is granted this insight the reader can learn so much from their story, and many readers will be able to learn a lot from Neven MacEwan’s story in When the Crowd Stops Roaring.

The profoundness of When the Crowd Stops Roaring is sensational, and many readers will feel a host of different emotions while reading this book. Neven MacEwan effortlessly inspires thoughts and feelings in his readers as well as compels them to read from beginning to end. I found myself reading When the Crowd Stops Roaring at an alarming rate because it was captivating as well as absorbing; MacEwan’s incredible literature will have you turning the pages frantically, and I adored how he was able to do this.

Neven MacEwan is a remarkable person for two reasons; the first is because he is honest and brave to write his story, and the second is because he is an exceptionally talented author. MacEwan’s excellent writing is a joy to read and flows beautifully throughout so that the reader will feel compelled to read non-stop. The life lessons learned from MacEwan in When the Crowd Stops Roaring will help readers better navigate through their own lives, and that is so beautiful to me because it is rare to come across a memoir that will not only entertain but also help readers.

Overall When the Crowd Stops Roaring is an insightful, informative, and inspiring book and that is why I of course have to award this book five stars! So be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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