Sandstone Press

The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker by Bobbie Darbyshire

RRP: £7.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781912240500
Publication Date: 21/03/2019

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The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker

Bobbie Darbyshire

The first task is caring.

Only then comes letting go.

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.

Bobbie Darbyshire

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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...

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Reviews

‘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