La mas famosa novela de Tom Sharpe, en la que el autor no deja titere con cabeza. El protagonista, Henry Wilt, encadenado a un empleo demencial como. Reseña de Wilt, novela de humor británico a cargo de Tom Sharpe. Primera parte de una saga de cinco libros. Valoración: Ovación. Tom Sharpe w hat he w ould do if he w as appointed M inister of Education or, better still, Prim It’s as m uch as I can do to get him to take the dog for a w alk.

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After a peculiarly nasty experience at a party thrown by particularly nasty Americans, Wilt finds himself in several embarrassing positions: Retrieved from ” https: Among other things I was entirely unprepared for the revolution in sexual mores going on in the world entirely without me.

Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again.

The Wilt Alternative (Wilt, #2) by Tom Sharpe

Want to Read saving…. Superb economy of prose in some spots: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I was reading the book while parked up in Tesco’s carpark and people passing must have thought that I had lost my mind as I sat there roaring with uncontrollable laughter. They’re all a bunch of buffoon lunatics.

Tom Sharpe was arguably the most accomplished British humourist since PG Wodehouse and Wilt is possibly his best loved book. The wife, a former sex surrogate, has designs on Eva, libo has no idea what in the world she is talking about. Se puede leer perfectamente sin haber conocido el primero, ya que la trama se abre y se cierra perfectamente y, en algunos momentos, pone en antecedentes de hechos ocurridos en el primer libro.


Tom Sharpe’s Wilt stays in Catalonia

Books with missing cover. As a result he is subjected to various painful and unrelated procedures by insensitive health providers. Aug 04, Jane Rocks rated it really liked it. Wilt is a middle aged man who aspires to a life of peace and tranquility and yet constantly finds himself amidst chaos – admittedly some of his own making.

Mar 13, Gary M. I’m sure some of my high school English teachers would have had palpitations to read some of his sentences. This follow on from the first book in the xharpe, Wiltis just as funny and delivers some genuine belly laughs from Tom Sharpe’s usual high farce. Books by Tom Sharpe.

Wilt Wilt 1 by Tom Sharpe. He was eventually jailed and deported for “subversive activities,” mainly stemming from his published observations on racism, in writings such as his play Natal. Sharpe’s bestselling books have been translated into many languages.

Tom Sharpe: Wilt – Libros Prohibidos

Sharpe’s prose is exceedingly clever, articulate, witty–biting. I counted six or seven instances of ‘and’ in one sentence.

It’s about this guy who’s so disappointed with his life he finds a sort of escape in daydreaming of murdering his wife. Pero es de humor.

A Cristina, sabendo do meu gosto por livros e por humor negro falou-me neste livro e acabou por o enviar pelo correio para que eu o podesse ler. This page was aharpe edited on 20 Octoberat Hay veces que los mejores libros son de los que no esperas nada.


The Wilt Alternative

It’s an outlandish plot, but full of bawdy Brit humor, a very funny book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They are perfect if you are looking for light relief or need cheering up. But wanted to finish so I could turn to something more nutritious. Henry Wilt is an Assistant Lecturer Grade Two at the Fenland College of Arts and Technology, teaching Candide and Lord of the Flies to Apprentice Gasfitters and Meatcutters as part of a government mandated enrichmen Imagine shatpe academic novel written by the Monty Pythons and David Lodge and you will have an idea of this wonderful bit of comic fiction.

Barcelona 29 AGO – H Very rarely do I find a book so clever and witty that I actually laugh out loud as I turn the pages. I do not find lack of libr funny. The New York Times. En resumen, todo lo que un degenerado como yo deseo en un libro de humor. Wodehouse and Waugh, great humorists like him”.