The Byker Lion Roars Again

The Byker Lion Roars Again

by Mark James

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Overview

This manuscript is a collection of short stories based on actual events and memories sprinkled with a few spirited yarns and traditional good old-fashioned Geordie humour. I would flex my muscles and dream of a physique sculptured out of solid bronze. Mark James, the Byker Lion Bespoke bronze sculpture commissioned and produced by Ron Moll, 11 Aug 2009, my seventieth year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781504993012
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 108
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Mark James was born in Byker, Newcastle, upon Tyne in 1939. He left school barely able to read or write. Aged forty-eight, he attended Heaton Adult Education Centre and was encouraged to develop his unique writing skills and storytelling. The manuscript is written in a style that contains an element of Geordie dialect, keeping with the traditional humour and nature of the tales. Finally, I would like to thank the man himself—the Russian Lion, the late great George Hackenschmidt, and his little red book, “The Way to Live.”

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