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Billy Bunter's Benefit (Billy Bunter (Cassell) #6)

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  40 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
An edition "cut and edited" by Kay King "for today's children".
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published by Quiller Press Ltd (first published March 1st 1969)
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Paul Bryant
Jan 13, 2012 Paul Bryant rated it liked it
Shelves: modern-life
To grow up in Britain any time in the last 50 years is to find yourself pitched into the middle of class warfare. The propagandists howl or curse or moo seductively at you from all sides, morning, noon and night. If it's not Billy Bragg it's David Cameron. If it's not The Clash it's the British National Party. For me it started in the library.

My father worked at the local coalmine and my mother didn't. We had ...just...enough money. We didn't have any books in the house at all, it wasn't that ki
Nov 05, 2016 Bodwisebooks rated it really liked it
A lovable book, I just enjoy reading these funny books, they may be old fashioned and possibly outdated by some peoples minds but I just read them for the entertainment value, and there's lot's of entertainment were William Bunter and his 'friends'. I personally have a first edition 1950 (sadly without dust jacket) in my collection, not in Brilliant condition, but reasonable for it's age.
Aug 24, 2009 Gerry rated it really liked it
When I read through the Bunter canon at the public library as a child, it was really exciting and the Owl of the Remove was a great character. Nothing has changed all these years on. Bunter is still the eccentric, mischievous schoolboy at Greyfriars and his chums are just as troublesome as they always were. A good storyline about Bunter purchasing a bike and then spending the money he had acquired to pay for it at the tuck shop and on a horse, a racing certainty that wasn't. A benefit concert is ...more
Sep 08, 2016 Zudensachen rated it did not like it
I vaguely remember reading these when very young. I read this with my sons this week. It is an unrecoverable philosophical artefact. Racist. Abusive of fat people. Avoid.
Nov 30, 2010 Roshni rated it really liked it
Billy Bunter rolls around causing trouble for everyone around him and hilarity for his readers. Funny British school story
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