Richard Lumsden has worked as an actor, writer and composer in television, film and theatre for 30 years. As an actor his films include Downhill, Sightseers, Sense & Sensibility and The Darkest Hour, as well as numerous television shows and theatre productions. THE SIX LOVES OF BILLY BINNS is his first novel.
Richard Lumsden's first novel is full of surprises and sentiment *
A novel with enough warmth for the chilliest of Januarys . . . lovely * Grazia *
The Six Loves of Billy Binns is extraordinary. Funny, heartbreaking, wise and so very uplifting, it's a beautiful story of life, love and redemption. Richard Lumsden is a natural, magical storyteller, weaving joy and pain through the life of a protagonist you can't fail to love. It's a book you read with your heart in your mouth and your breath held. It will stay with me for a long time. I loved it! * Miranda Dickinson *
Magical -- Sir Tom Courtenay
A book I would like to have beside me as I grow old to remind me of what's important in life and what is not -- Jenny Quintana, author of 'The Missing Girl'
This uplifting and powerful debut is beautifully written, full of emotion and will tug at your heartstrings * Sarah J Harris, author of 'The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder' *
Moving * Bella *
A big, assured, accomplished work * Sunday Independent *