Billy is mentally retarded, and after he loses his job on a London building site, and is evicted from his lodgings, he makes friends with Marie, who takes him home to her squat. Whilst escaping from his social worker, Billy gets lost, is penniless and he searches helplessly for home.
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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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Book Description A Novel. Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1990. A few small dents on front of dustwrapper and front board. Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 10446
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1990. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Book Condition: VG++, Wear, Top Edge-fox. Dust Jacket Condition: VG, Wear,Sp & Front Panel Fade. 1st Edition. Psychological drama. Jacket photo by Andy Lane. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Bookseller Inventory # 014789
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Book Description Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, Limited, 1990, 1990. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Hardback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ISBN:0340515163. Billy's not thick, he's just a bit slow. After he loses his job on a building site in London, he slips through society's safety nets and wanders the streets, homeless, desitute and lost. Billy loves flowers and trees. sometimes he sees their beuty more clearly than other people. Mesmerised by a park at dawn, he helps the gardeners although they can't give him a job. There he meets Marie and begins a touching, funny, ultimately heartbreaking friendship. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Harback. Bookseller Inventory # 013037
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. INSCRIBED by author in black ink on full title page, reads: "To Rolland - In memory of Grandpa Comstock - Best Wishes (Signature of Nigel Watts) ". "Billy is not thick, he's just a bit slow. After he loses his job on a building site in London, he slips through society's safety nets and wanders the streets, homeless, destitute and lost.Delightful and devastating by turns, BILLY BAYSWATER tells of innocence and disorientation, laughter and hunger, love and great sorrow in a big city which at Christmas-time can be the lonliest place on Earth." - DJ. Ships same or next business day. Head edge of text block is foxed, tail of spine is bumped. Dust jacket spine is faded, protected in plastic archival cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 3358