The Throwback is a 1978 satirical novel by Tom Sharpe.
The Throwback is a 1978 satirical novel by Tom Sharpe. It has been released as a recorded book in two formats: in an abridged version by HarperCollins Audio read by Simon Callow (. ISBN 0001050761) and unabridged by ISIS Audio Books read by Geoffrey Matthews (. ISBN 185695692X).
Home Tom Sharpe The Throwback. No, no, you mustn’t,’ she cried in the mistaken belief that the Colonel’s guilt had got the better of him and that he was about to castrate himself, ‘for my sake you mustn’t.
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, 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 novels, including Porterhouse Blue and Blott on the Landscape which were serialised on television, and Wilt which was made into a film.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. One of Tom Sharpe's wittiest. i laughed out loud a few times, but mostly sniggered at Lockhart's exploits, his Grandfather's views on everything and Dodd Flawse Hall's jack-of-all-trades
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. i laughed out loud a few times, but mostly sniggered at Lockhart's exploits, his Grandfather's views on everything and Dodd Flawse Hall's jack-of-all-trades. If you are new to Tom Sharpe, 'The Throwback' would be a good start to a life long love of this author. If you are an old friend. First meet young Lockhart Flawse from Flawse Hall on Flawse Fell. Then hear his story of gassing, whipping, blowing up.
Very few books make me laugh out loud but this one did and it brought tears to my eyes. The best Tom Sharpe novel I have read. Jun 24, 2012 Lynn Neeves rated it it was amazing.
Sharpe To. om Sharpe The Throwback Chapter one It could be said of Lockhart Flawse when he carried his bride, Jessica, nee Sandicott, across the threshold of 12 Sandicott . Читать онлайн The Throwback. Sharpe Tom. Tom Sharpe. om Sharpe The Throwback Chapter one It could be said of Lockhart Flawse when he carried his bride, Jessica, nee Sandicott, across the threshold of 12 Sandicott Crescent, East Pursley, Surrey, that he was entering into married life with as little preparedness for its hazards and happiness as he had entered the world at five past seven on Monday, 6 September 1956, promptly killing his mother in the process.
Title: The Throwback. This is the first Tom Sharpe book ive ever read, my son and hubby had read it years ago and i always remember them chuckling away whilst reading it, but never got around to reading it myself, so when i saw this for sale i thought yeah im going to read it and oh boy im so glad i did, it is so. funny and well written, i shall be on the look out for more of his books to read.