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Billy Bayswater By Nigel Watts

Billy Bayswater by Nigel Watts

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The experiences of a homeless youth in London - a story of innocence and disorientation, laughter and hunger, love and great sorrow in a big city which at Christmas can be the loneliest place on earth. Nigel Watts also wrote The Life Game, winner of the 1989 Betty Trask Award.

Billy Bayswater Summary

Billy Bayswater by Nigel Watts

This movingly depicts the interior life of a simpleton whose thoughts revolve purposelessly and who never learns from experience. It is a painful account of how cruel London can be to its gentlest, weakest citizens, those who live on the margins of society. There is a good deal of humour and charm in the story, but also a political message, all the more powerful for never being overtly stated.

About Nigel Watts

Nigel Watts is the author of four novels, THE LIFE GAME, which won the Betty Trask Award, BILLY BAYSWATER, which was shortlisted for the Mail on Sunday - John Llewellyn Rees Prize, WE ALL LIVE IN A HOUSE CALLED INNOCENCE, and TWENTY-TWENTY. He divides his time between Swanage and Richmond.

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Billy Bayswater by Nigel Watts
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton
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