Offering all the qualities of his general bestselling fiction, this is Tom Sharpe's blazing satire of South African apartheid, companion to Indecent Exposure.
|Edition description:||1st American pbk. ed|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)|
About 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 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, when he was deported. From 1963 to 1972 he was a lecturer in History at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the XXXIIIème Grand Prix de l'Humour Noir Xavier Forneret. He is married and lives in Cambridge.
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Riotous Assembly based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Racism, murder, sexual fetishism, police brutality, Apartheid. These are the high points of this hilarious novel, a farcical satire on South Africa that, I believe, caused the author to be ejected from that state in the 1960s, after this book and its sequel.Books don't get much funnier than this.