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Really, it bunnter not safe for any Remove man to pass Quelch by like the idle wind which he regarded not. Bunter’s Greyfriars is as much a fantasy creation as Harry’s Hogwarts.

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Kelly goes on to say that ‘Bunter, with his sublime ignorance both in education and in sport, his bumter thefts of food, his transparent lies, and his postal order which never arrives. Substitute Story, William Leslie Catchpole. Golden Age – The Secret of the Wires. Charles Hamilton invented the character for an unpublished story in the late s.

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A new book, never used. The support of the form divides equally between two candidates, leaving Bunter with the casting vote. In a series of stories in which Bunter unsuccessfully attempts, in turn, a physical exercise regime, hypnotism, and mind reading, a visiting ventriloquism show inspires Bunter to believe that he is a born ventriloquist. Billy Bunter appeared in 1, of the 1, issues of The Magnet published during the year period from magbet Delivery options see all.


These defects, however, are not recognised by Bunter.

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The Mystery of Mr Quelch. Whilst he was usually not the main protagonist in most of the stories, Bunter’s influence as a comical interlude and as a plot driver was felt at every turn. On closer inspection, however, this turns out to be the more modest Bunter Villa in Surrey, with a maid, a cook and a single Ford car.

Mr Lascelles returns from the War. Although he had written many thousands of stories published between and by the Amalgamated Press, he had written them under dozens of pen names: Hamilton’s large cast of characters came, as did the magazines’ readers, from all over the Commonwealth. bynter

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I posted extracts here from a Magnet story published during the early stages of the Spanish Civil War. Even the nastier Greyfriars characters, like Horace Coker, instinctively know this. Allee samee in China. Posted October 20, at 3: He wrote about the South Seas as if time had stood still around If Charles Hamilton is little known today, he and his writing deserve to be remembered.


He is in the Lower Fourth form of Greyfriars School, known as the Removewhose members are 14—15 years of age. Substitute Story, John Nix Pentelow. There was a stirring in the Remove, as fellows turned their heads to look at Bunter, wondering why he did not reply.

He has every intention of repaying the cash he borrows, but allows such debts to linger for months and even years. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. Post a comment or leave a trackback: One maybe has the feeling that anything less would not have been. But, taking into account the feedback from present day readers, this is clearly not a given.

The peculiar policy of the militant Suffragettes, attacking friends as well as foes, had its natural effect. They heartily agreed that Sammy was a little beast.

Wealthy schoolboys fall prey to compulsive gambling, blackmailers, money sharks and, in Bunter’s case, food. From The Magnet “Bounder and Captain! He was so in the habit of considering only his own interest and advantage that it hardly occurred to his fat mind that anybody else had any claim to consideration magnrt all.