Wilt by Tom Sharpe
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By Tom Sharpe


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Wilt by Tom Sharpe

Book Description

Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again. Ahead of him at the Polytechnic stretch years of trying to thump literature into the heads of plasterers, joiners, butchers and the like. And things are no better at home where his massive wife, Eva, is given to boundless and unpredictable fits of enthusiasm - for transcendental meditation, yoga or the trampoline. But if Wilt can do nothing about his job, he realises he can do something about his wife - and as each day passes, his fantasies grow more murderous and more real.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099435488
ISBN-10: 0099435489
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Tom Sharpe

Wilt Inheritance by Tom Sharpe Wilt Inheritance, Paperback (May 2011)

Stuck in a job he doesn't want - but can't afford to lose - as nominal Head of the Communications Department at Fenland University, Wilt is still subject to the whims of The Powers That Be, both in and outside of work.

Gropes by Tom Sharpe Gropes, Paperback (June 2010)

The Gropes are an old English family based in Northumberland, separated from the rest of society and as eccentric as they come. At the dawn of the new millenium, timid and gormless teenager Esmond is abducted and lured to Grope Hall by a descendant of the Gropes.

Wilt in Nowhere by Tom Sharpe Wilt in Nowhere, Paperback (April 2005)

Featuring the character who 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, this work exposes the farcical realities of small-town England and America.

Midden by Tom Sharpe Midden, Paperback (April 2004)

Timothy Bright does not live up to his name. Brought up to regard ever-lasting wealth as his birthright, he cannot understand why the funds have been cut off and why friends recruited as Lloyd's Names no longer talk to him. When gambling fails and embezzlement starts, mayhem ensues.

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Author Biography - 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, and from 1963 to 1972 he was a lecturer in History at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology. He is the author of sixteen bestselling novels, including Porterhouse Blue and Blott on the Landscape which were serialised on television, and Wilt which was made into a film. The other novels in the Wilt series are The Wilt Alternative, Wilt On High, Wilt in Nowhere and The Wilt Inheritance. In 1986 Tom Sharpe was awarded the XXIIIeme Grand Prix de l'Humour Noir Xavier Forneret and in 2010 he received the inaugural BBK La Risa de Bilbao Prize. He is married and divides his time between Cambridge, England and northern Spain.

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