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The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker

Bobbie Darbyshire

The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker by Bobbie Darbyshire

The first task is caring.

Only then comes letting go.

When Harry Whittaker, much loved star of stage and screen, dies suddenly of a heart attack, he finds himself still in this world. Trapped in a bizarre afterlife, he struggles to free himself. Meanwhile, his estranged son Richard is also trying to escape - from his failing café, his dotty mother and the wrong girlfriend. Perhaps what they all need is a guardian angel.

RRP: £7.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781912240500
Publication Date: 21/03/2019
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Bobbie Darbyshire
Bobbie Darbyshire’s two other novels, Truth Games (2009), about infidelity in 1970s London, and Oz (2014), about family secrets, have been published by Cinnamon Press. Bobbie won the 2008 fiction...


‘A wonderful story that, for all its focus on death, proves to be a delightful, life-affirming read.’

The Courier, Book of the Week

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

Sarah Rayner, author of One Moment, One Morning

‘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.’

Ali Bacon, author of In the Blink of an Eye and A Kettle of Fish

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

Portobello Book Blog

‘A lovely book about the possibility of becoming a better person than you ever thought you could be.’

Judi Moore, author of Wonders Will Never Cease