Tell us a story

LoveReading is thrilled to announce the launch of The Very Short Story Award 2019! If you think you have a story we'll love, click here to find out more and how to enter:

Find out more

Wilt In Nowhere

by Tom Sharpe

Part of the Wilt Series

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Wilt In Nowhere

Do you know it’s been 20 years since we had a Wilt novel and I honestly thought we’d never have another. It has also been eight years since we had a new Tom Sharpe and now he has really come up trumps. Madcap, farcical, over-the-top and un-PC, it really is the greatest of fun, just what you need on a rainy day.


Comparison: P G Wodehouse, David Lodge, Joseph Connolly.
Similar this month: Anthony Horowitz, Stephen Clarke.

Sarah Broadhurst

Wilt In Nowhere Synopsis

Brilliantly written and bitingly funny, Tom Sharpe's indefatigable hero is pitted against the vices of an aristocratic pervert, the merciless greed of a politician's wife and the seedy underbelly of Britain's medical facilities, deftly exposing the farcical realities of small-town England and America.

Wilt In Nowhere Press Reviews

He is the great post-Waugh humorist, the Wodehouse who dares plunge into the bottomless vulgarity and hysteria of our times, and a rattling good companion on a train journey.' - Mail on Sunday

 

'The funniest novelist writing today' - Times

 

'The best of British farce-masters is back' - Mail on Sunday

If you loved this, you might like these...

Essex Poison
Wed Wabbit
Their Finest
Essex Poison

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780099474135
Publication date: 07/04/2005
Publisher: Arrow (a Division Of Random House Group)
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099474135
Publication date: 7th April 2005
Author: Tom Sharpe
Publisher: Arrow (a Division Of Random House Group)
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe was born in 1928 and educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He did his National Service in the Marines before going to South Africa in 1951, where he did social work before teaching in Natal. He had a photographic studio in Pietermaritzburg from 1957 until 1961. From 1963 to 1972 he was a lecturer in History at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the XXXIII-me Grand Prix de l'Humour Noir Xavier Forneret. He divides his time between Cambridge and Spain.   Tom Sharpe died in June 2013.  

More About Tom Sharpe

More Books By Tom Sharpe

Cover for The Wilt Inheritance by Tom Sharpe
View All Books By Tom Sharpe

Share this book