Porterhouse Blue

Porterhouse Blue

by Tom Sharpe
     
 

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'Terrific. It is light years since I read anything so original ... (the) character drawing is wonderful ... a very good book' P. G. Wodehouse


'A toppling house of comic cards that knock you flat. He is the funniest author to have emerged for years' Observer


'Chuckling good fun, a glorious romp' Sunday Express


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Overview

'Terrific. It is light years since I read anything so original ... (the) character drawing is wonderful ... a very good book' P. G. Wodehouse


'A toppling house of comic cards that knock you flat. He is the funniest author to have emerged for years' Observer


'Chuckling good fun, a glorious romp' Sunday Express



'This supremely entertaining book is guaranteed to make you laugh' Books & Bookmen



'Tom Sharpe makes me laugh loud and long ... He offers so much to delight in.' Ion Trewin, The Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446474655
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Series:
Porterhouse Blue , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
289,607
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Tom Sharpe was born in 1928 and educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He did his national service in the Marines before moving 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. In 1986 he was awarded the XXIIIème Grand Prix de l'Humour Noir Xavier Forneret, and in 2010 he was awarded the inaugural BBK La Risa de Bilbao Prize. Tom Sharpe died in June 2013 at his home in northern Spain.

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