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Five Minute Warning, Harry

A Raucous Tom Sharpe-Style Comedy
Narrated by: Will Oxborrow
Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
Categories: Fiction, Humour
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Summary

Harry feels downtrodden. Downtrodden by senior management, who have decided to retire him, and by his meddling, sex-obsessed father in law. But mostly by his wife, Hilda. And she tells him they must retire to Cornwall. 

There is talk of reconnection, but neither can remember being connected in the first place. Harry takes up a creative writing course, through which he can live out his fantasies - fantasies of murdering his wife. But Hilda reads his story and, lost on Bodmin Moor, is confronted with devil worshippers, a convicted call centre worker with a habit of cutting off fingers, and a birdwatching hitman. In her absence, and befuddled by his writing tutor's hallucinogenic muffins, Harry looks very guilty indeed.

©2016 Giles Curtis (P)2018 Giles Curtis
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very funny and well narrated

i enjoyed this book immensely. very funny and well told. images of Tom Sharpe came to mind.

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If you like Tom Sharpe, you'll love this.

Very funny story and characters, this is most definitely a laugh out loud book. I sincerely hope Audible will be getting more titles by Giles Curtis. Very enjoyable.

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Giles is a Genius

Fantastic understated writing, Giles should be more well known, his other books are also great, can’t wait to hear more on audible!