Indecent Exposure

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Random House, 2004 - Humorous stories - 352 pages
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Sharpe’s second South African novel is a riot of hilarity when the local constabulary sets out to terrorize true Englishmen and even truer Zulus, in its relentless search for a perfect South Africa.

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User Review  - Hubster - LibraryThing

I managed to sneak copy of this adult book from my library as a child. It deals with sex, race and politics in an hilariously comic but intelligent fashion, that is only remotely suitable for adults ... Read full review

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User Review  - nordie - LibraryThing

Published in 1973, this is a farcical story of indiscretion, sex, blackmail, racism (both white on black and European on Afrikkan/Boer), all centering around the South Africn Police Department. Also ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Tom Sharpe was born in 1928 and educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He did his national service in the Marines before moving 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 bestselling novels, including Porterhouse Blue and Blott on the Landscape, which were serialised on television, and Wilt, which was made into a film. In 1986 he was awarded the XXIII me Grand Prix de l'Humour Noir Xavier Forneret, and in 2010 he was awarded the inaugural BBK La Risa de Bilbao Prize. Tom Sharpe died in June 2013 at his home in northern Spain.

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