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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Mar 13, Gary M.
Sharpe drew on his experiences as a polytechnic lecturer in conceiving the character of hapless and unhappily married Henry Wilt, who spends his days teaching Lord of the Flies to disinterested apprentice butchers and his nights fantasising about killing his less than sympathetic wife, Eva. Het lijkt wel een eeuw geleden dat ik dit boek voor het eerst las. So mundane and drab is his life that Henry is actually euphoric to be to subject of a murder investigation once Eva goes missing–and after he’s been seen stuffing a life-size inflatable doll down a piling hole at a construction site.
The Wilt Alternative
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and I highly recommend it but for those who aspire to ‘social consciousness’ it should probably be skipped.
I’m sure some of my high school English teachers would have had palpitations to read some of his sentences. The New York Times. Then she disappears and naturally becomes the prime suspect.
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Que, por acaso, estava a passar o fim de semana com um casal americano e sem qualquer contacto Very funny will certainley make you smile. The party is a drunken orgy with copious liquor, sex toys and general bad behavior.
Funny, good sense of humour and always manage to place Wilt in a crazy and awkward situation. One of the funniest books I ever read. Ik had er goede herinneringen aan, die worden maar al te vaak teniet gedaan. It also erouses attention of the police and last person they want to deal with is a mister Henry wilt.
Riotous Assembly Indecent Exposure. 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.
For your own sake, read this only if you’re a Sharpe fanatic. Some of his phrases are truly unforgettable! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ahead of him at the Polytechnic stretch years of trying to thump literature into the heads of plasterers, joiners, butchers and the like. Anything I say about the actual book will spoil it, so I can’t comment much on that front, other than to say if you want to read something funny, something that will occassionally even make you quite literally laugh, or at the very least chuckle, out loud Thanks for telling us about the problem.
The mere fact that I had never read Sharpe suggests my naive isolation. The steady build of ridiculousness from beginning to end is sure to entertain all!! The dialogue among his colleagues at the technical institute–especially as they witness the doll being “pulled” from the hole–had me laughing so hard I had to get up from my chair.
Tom Sharpe comedy capers are brilliant. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem? Of course modern readers may find it a little misogynistic and while some of the attitudes may belong firmly to the era in which the book was written, to condemn it for these reasons would be a mistake. Quotes from The Wilt Alternative. The language is a wonderful mash up of academic jargon, feminist rhetoric and psychobabble. Aug 04, Johan rated it really liked it.
Right up to the last pages this book is sure to entertain. Sep 28, Michael rated it really liked it. Porterhouse Blue Grantchester Grind. Having read it before several times! Books by Tom Sharpe. I was Philip Larkin in reverse, stuck happily before the Beatles album in Books with missing cover. In my opinion in terms of humour I found Wilt alternative more funny than Wilt, weather that is just down to the fact I get Tom sharpe humour more now or fact it was just genrally more funny to me I don’t know.
Years of henpecking and harassment by his physically powerful but emotionally immature wife Eva leave him with dreams of killing her in various gruesome ways.
Wenn Sharpe von “Fleisch 1” oder “Gas 3” berichtet, sieht man die Schulklasse Triebhaft komisch, satirisch, ab und an ein wenig zynisch und das alles Zuhause und an der Berufsschule. Triebhaft komisch, satirisch, ab und an ein wenig zynisch und das alles Zuhause und to, der Berufsschule. They’re all a bunch of buffoon lunatics. Open Preview See a Problem? This gap had potentially serious life-consequences. One week it’s judo, the next opera, followed by poetry or perhaps flowers arranging.
It’s a British farce, not consistently funny, and a bit over-the-top but delightful nonetheless, fast and very well written. Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again. Aug 22, Dmitrij rated it it was amazing. Preferred the first one, but nevertheless I give it 5 stars for all the laugh attacks I had on my way to work! However, when Eva goes missing after a disastrous party in which Henry finds himself tied to an inflatable sex doll, things take a decided turn for the anarchic.
Le doy 4 estrellas por la grata sorpresa de que no saliera rana, y el humor grueso sin complejos Hay veces que los mejores libros son de los que no esperas nada.
If he makes fun of women