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Billy Bell - Redesdale Roadman Border Bard

Billy Bell - Redesdale Roadman Border Bard
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William "Billy Bell" lived in Byrness, North Redesdale from 1862 to 1941. Fred Terry (the falous Actor-Manager and great-uncle of Sir John Gielgud) called him "an undiscovered poet - a poet of the mountains".

This book contains:

A biography of Billy Bell

An introduction by Jonny Handle to the comic and dialect poetry

A large selection of his poems, including:

The Dosin' o' the Hoggs, Winter on Carter Fell, The Cleugh and all the Bellingham Show poems.

Fred Terry's 1917 article about their encounter in the snow.

Robert Craig's article on changes in North Redesdale before and after WW1.

 

Product Details

ISBN: 9780957542600

Product Code: BKBB

Authors: William Bell, Susanne Ellingham, Jonny Handle

Format: Paperback

167 pages

Delivery Costs

United Kingdom: £2.95 Overseas: £6.95 Phone Orders: 01670 789940