Tom Sharpe and the Places I Hate (1983)

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An extract from Television South West’s series entitled Robinson Country, The Writers features the novelist best known for satire, Tom Sharpe (1928-2013). Here he returns to the places he dislikes and explains how they shaped his eye for the ridiculous. He started writing aged 43 and with the publication of Wilt (1976) introduced the character of Henry Wilt, a teacher at the fictional Fenland College of Arts and Technology loosely based on his own experiences of teaching.

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