Sharpe's most famous comic protagonist fantasizes of murdering his wife. Henry Wilt has for ten years been trying to teach English literature to his students at the Fenland College of Arts and Technology. He has become bored, frustrated and possibly murdereous, so Chief Inspector Flint suspects the worst when Henry's …
Porterhouse Blue is a novel written by Tom Sharpe, first published in 1974. There was a Channel 4 TV series in 1987 based on the novel, adapted by Malcolm Bradbury. The novel itself has a sequel, Grantchester Grind, but Porterhouse Blue has a stand-alone plot.
Blott on the Landscape is a novel by Tom Sharpe which was first published in 1975. The book was adapted into a 6-part television series for BBC television in 1985.
Riotous Assembly is the debut novel of British comic writer Tom Sharpe, written and originally published in 1971. Set in the fictitious South African town of Piemburg, Riotous Assembly lampoons South African apartheid, and the police who enforced it.
First meet young Lockhart Flawse from Flawse Hall on Flawse Fell. Then hear his story of gassing, whipping, blowing up, killing and stuffing - in fact, the everyday tale of a wild child of nature plunged into the genteel mock-Tudor world of surburban Surrey.
A humourous novel in which a further series of mishaps await Henry Wilt at Fenland Technical College. Things soon get out of hand when he is suspected of drug dealing and his wife decides to perk up his home brew with herbal stimulants. From the author of GRANTCHESTER GRIND and WILT.
In Tom Sharpe’s fourth uproarious Wilt novel, the indefatigable Henry Wilt embarks on the voyage of a lifetime — a cross-country trip through England, without map or compass, carrying little more than a backpack and the boots on his feet. A week later sees him drunk and unconscious in the back of an arsonist’s pickup …