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Billy Bunter's Postal Order - Frank Richards - AudioBook CD

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Billy Bunter's Postal Order - Frank Richards - AudioBook CD

Billy Bunter's Postal Order

by Frank Richards

Abridged 3 CD Audio Book Set

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Billy Bunter's Postal Order - by Frank Richards - Audio Book CD  

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About Billy Bunter's Postal Order

All the well-known five within the Remove are here: Harry Wharton, Bob Cherry, Huree Jamset Ram Singh, Frank Nugent and Johnny Bull and also favourites, Coker, Toddy, Mauleverer and others. Martin Jarvis is in his element not merely as a rip-roaringly funny Bunter, and portraying the other characters included in the shenanigans providing each 1 their own individual character.

About Frank Richards (Charles Hamilton)

Early existence and profession - 1876-1906

Hamilton was born in Ealing, London to a family of 8 kids. He started a profession as a author of fiction having his initially story accepted virtually instantly. Over the following years he was to establish himself as the primary author with all the publisher, Trapps Holmes, providing many thousand stories on a range of topics including authorities, detectives, firefighters, Westerns in addition to school stories. In 1906 he began to write for the Amalgamated Press and although he continued to have stories published for Trapps Holmes until 1915 (countless of which were reprints), his allegiance was slowly to move.

Heyday – 1907-1940

Amalgamated Press began a modern story paper for guys called The Gem in 1907 and by matter amount 11 it had established a formatting – the main content was to be a story about St Jim’s school, starring Tom Merry as the key character and created by Charles Hamilton under the pen name of Martin Clifford. This paper fast established itself and anxious to capitalize on its success, a synonymous venture was established in 1908. This was to be termed as The Magnet, the content was a school called Greyfriars and Hamilton was again to become the writer, this time utilizing the name Frank Richards.

In 1915, Hamilton began a 3rd school for Amalgamated Press, Rookwood, this time under the name Owen Conquest and featuring a leading character called Jimmy Silver. These appeared as piece of the Boys' Friend Weekly publication and were smaller than the Greyfriars and St Jim’s stories.

These 3 universities were to absorb almost all of Hamilton’s efforts over the upcoming 3 years and constitute the function for which he is ideal remembered. In the early days of the period, the St Jim’s stories were more concerned and more prevalent. The Greyfriars stories still, evolved slowly over the early years of the Magnet, eventually becoming Hamilton’s leading priority. In all he provided stories for 82% of the issues of The Magnet compared with 2 thirds of the issues of the Gem. If a Hamilton story wasn't accessible, the story was provided by another writer but nonetheless utilizing the Clifford or Richards name .

The Gem carried on until December 1939 and by then the circulation of the Magnet had equally declined. With England facing a paper shortage the closure of the paper was inevitable and this came about in 1940.

Late profession – 1940-1961

Following the closure of The Magnet in 1940, Hamilton had small function but he became termed as the writer of the stories following a newspaper interview he gave to the London Evening Standard. He wasn't but capable to continue the Greyfriars saga as Amalgamated Press held the copyright and wouldn't release it.

In the event he was obliged to create unique universities including Carcroft and Sparshott, and also struggling the romance genre under the name of Winston Cardew. By 1946 nonetheless, he had received permission to write Greyfriars stories again and obtained a contract from publishers Charles Skilton for a hardback series the initially amount of which, Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School, was published in September 1947. The series was to continue for the rest of his lifetime, the publisher later changing to Cassells. Additionally, he wrote further St Jim’s, Rookwood and Cliff Home stories, plus the tv script for 7 series of Billy Bunter stories for the BBC.

He died on 24 December 1961, aged 86.

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