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Billy Hopkins - Author

Billy Hopkins, who is better known to his family and friends as Wilfred Hopkins, was born in Collyhurst in 1928 and attended schools in Manchester. Before going into higher education, he worked as a copy boy for the Manchester Guardian. He later studied at the Universities of London, Manchester and Leeds and has been involved in school-teaching and teacher-training in Liverpool, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow. He also worked in African universities in Kenya, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Billy Hopkins is married with six grown-up children and now lives in retirement with his wife in Southport.

Photograph © Paul J. Hopkins

If you like Billy Hopkins you might also like to read books by Charlotte Bingham, Willy Russell and Rosamunde Pilcher.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Billy Hopkins

Anything Goes by Billy Hopkins
Anything Goes
Billy Hopkins
Four books ago Billy fictionalised his life and gave us a charming nostalgic book about growing up in Manchester. We went through university, marriage and a job in Africa and are now in 1963 and a very different Manchester. These...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 21/11/2005

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