The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker

By Bobbie Darbyshire

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Harry, much loved star of stage and screen, lies dead of a heart attack. To his surprise he is still here in spirit, though scarily trapped in a bureaucratic afterlife. Meanwhile, as a wealth of tributes engulfs the media, his unacknowledged son, Richard, is determined to step free of his father's long shadow.

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Harry, much loved star of stage and screen, lies dead of a heart attack. To his surprise he is still here in spirit, though scarily trapped in a bureaucratic afterlife. Meanwhile, as a wealth of tributes engulfs the media, his unacknowledged son, Richard, is determined to step free of his father's long shadow.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Sandstone Press Ltd
Publication Date 21 Mar 2019
ISBN 9781912240500
Number of Pages 288

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'The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker is an amusing and astute book, lively and full of memorable characters.'

‘Hugely enjoyable. I loved the idea behind this novel, so funny and original. Bobbie Darbyshire writes with wit, wisdom and warmth.'

‘I romped through this! A mad handful of compelling characters, a generous helping of humanity, and a perfect ending. A warm-hearted read that fizzes with life.'

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