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Wilt In Nowhere by Tom Sharpe
  

Wilt In Nowhere

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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.

If you like Tom Sharpe you might also like to read books by Marina Lewycka, Nigel Williams and Ian Sansom.

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Wilt In Nowhere by Tom Sharpe

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.


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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

About the Author

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.

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Publication date

7th April 2005

Author

Tom Sharpe

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Publisher

Arrow (a Division Of Random House Group)

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Books for the Boys
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780099474135

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