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The Billingers free pdf The Billingers tells the story of a little Lancashire village called Billinge. The author, Richard D. Lewis, who was born in Billinge in 1930, recounts his memories of life there and paints vivid pictures of all the main - and idiosyncratic - characters who formed the life-blood of the village. Lewis has also written down the grammar, key vocabulary and expressions of the Billinge dialect, now almost completely extinct. The Billingers is a fascinating, eclectic perspective on bygone years in the north of England.

About Richard D. Lewis

Richard Donald Lewis was born at Slack Farm, at the bottom of Main Street, Billinge, in 1930. Grandson of a local miner, he was educated at Ashton-in-Makerfield Grammar School, Nottingham University and the Sorbonne, Paris, from which he holds degrees in French, Spanish and Italian and the Diploma of Cultures and Civilisations. He has travelled to 125 countries, speaks 10 European and 2 Asiatic languages, as well as fluent Billinge dialect. He gives lectures around the world on intercultural issues and plays cricket, football, tennis and table tennis in his spare time. He was knighted by the President of Finland in 1997 and elevated to the rank of Commander of the Knights in 2009. Lewis still maintains strong links with Billinge and visits on a regular basis. Keep an eye out and you might spot him at the Eagle

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Author : Richard D. Lewis
Publisher : Transcreen Publications
Data Published : 13 July 2009
ISBN : 0953439844
EAN : 9780953439843
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 315 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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