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Author Name: Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe was born in 1928. He did his National Service in the Marines before going to South Africa in 1951 where he was a social worker, and a teacher in Natal. From 1963 to 1972 he was a lecturer in History at the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology.

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The Midden
 -by Tom Sharpe

Timothy Bright doesn't exactly live up to his name. He is the not-very acute scion of a successful family - that is, until Timo... Read More

   
Wilt in Nowhere
 -by Tom Sharpe

   
Ancestral Vices
 -by Tom Sharpe

This title involves left-wing academics, right-wing capitalists, true-blue country gentry, workers, peasants, police and lawyer... Read More



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