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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View all 3 comments. The story starts off with Wilt self loathing himself in beer after discovering a teacher in his depatment had made a student make love to toy crocodile.

The joy of fucking with anti-terrorist squads. Sep 28, Michael rated it really liked it. Preview — Wilt by Tom Sharpe. I survived the experience more or silt whole, but only with some considerable emotional confusion.

When they attend a party at the home of an American couple of Henry’s workmates, all hell breaks loose.

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Nov 20, Kasa Cotugno shrape it it was amazing Shelves: The person entrusted with setting up the foundation in Sharpe’s memory is Montserrat Verdaguer, a doctor and friend who, in Palafrugell, attended to the delicate health of the humorist – whose most famous personality, appearing in several books, is Henry Wilt. Until recently I had never heard of Tom Sharpe, nor of his books–in particular, his outrageously wonderful novel, WILT published decades agountil I was given a copy as a gift by a delightfully ornery friend.


Un libro corto, entretenido, desternillante, con unos personajes bien hechos que me han gustado mucho, en especial: Apr 28, Glenn rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 D an academic novel written by the Monty Pythons and David Lodge and you will have an idea of this wonderful bit of comic fiction.

What is certain is that he will not leave Catalonia.

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The New York Times. A must read for anyone wanting a good laugh.

Want to Read saving…. The story, of course, is absurd but that’s one of the things I enjoyed about it.

Tom Sharpe’s Wilt stays in Catalonia

But a string of unfortunate events including one involving an inflatable plastic female doll start Henry on a farcical journey. As a result the reader gets a glimpse into a National Health Service that values bureaucracy over the well-being of its patients and believes that dignity is an archaic concept best forgotten in the name of efficiency.

It’s very light but totally hilarious. WILT is a remarkably fun read, and enthusiastically recommended. Verdaguer gave medical attention to Sharpe but they were also friends, so she knows a number of first-hand anecdotes. Aug 04, Jane Rocks rated it really liked it.


Wilt (Wilt, #1) by Tom Sharpe

Jul 05, Sam rated it really liked it. Tom Sharpe never wult It’s a British farce, not consistently funny, and a bit over-the-top but delightful nonetheless, fast and very well written. Not as good as the first one but not terrible either. It’s an outlandish plot, but full of bawdy Brit humor, a very funny book.

And all I can say is: Refresh and try again. I’m sure some of my high school English teachers would have had palpitations to read some of his sentences. Boeken kunnen snel gedateerd raken. She smiled forlornly and implied a breaking marriage which Wilt could save by encouraging her to spend her Monday evenings away from home and the rest of the week reading books rapidly. Somewhere in Girona, or perhaps Barcelona, will be home to the troubled spirit of Wilt.

I first read this book many many years ago when I was in my mid teens, and I remember loving it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Imagine an academic novel written by the Monty Pythons and David Lodge and you will have an idea of this wonderful bit of comic fiction.