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The Wilt alternative, Tom Sharpe

Label
The Wilt alternative
Title
The Wilt alternative
Statement of responsibility
Tom Sharpe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this, the second of Tom Sharpe's chronicles about Henry Wilt, our hero is no longer the victim of his own uncontrolled fantasies. As Head of a reconstituted Liberal Studies Department he has assumed power without authority at the Fenland College of Arts & Technology and the fantasies he now confronts are those of political bigots and reactionary bureaucrats -- in addition to his wife's enthusiasm for every Organic Alternative under the compost heap and the insistence of his quadruplets on looking at every problem with an unflinching lack of sentimentality. Wilt's problems are compounded by nature in the shape of a rose bush, nostalgia, temporary infatuation with a foreign student and the hostility of medical services unwilling to attend to his most urgent needs. But it is only when Wilt becomes the unintentional participant in a terrorist siege that he is forced to find an answer to the problems of power, which have corrupted greater men than he
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WlAbNL
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1928-2013
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Sharpe, Tom
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Wilt, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • College teachers
Target audience
adult
Label
The Wilt alternative, Tom Sharpe
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Secker & Warburg, 1979
Control code
000025486347
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099466499
System control number
(OCoLC)59267484
Label
The Wilt alternative, Tom Sharpe
Publication
Note
Originally published: Secker & Warburg, 1979
Control code
000025486347
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099466499
System control number
(OCoLC)59267484

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