Franky Furbo by William Wharton – book cover, description, publication history. During WW II, a dying American soldier, William Wiley, and his German captor, Wilhelm Klug, are miraculously rescued by a fox endowed with extraordinary. Yes, Franky Furbo exists, and his identity finally is so triumphant that you are flooded, as if by a tepid New Age shower, with a Saturday Evening.

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William Wharton is brilliant at writing beautiful stories disguised as the weirdest thing you will ever read. For William, the experience is indisputably true but when he discovers later that neither his wife nor children believe in Franky, he endures a crisis of faith and searches desperately for the truth.

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FRANKY FURBO by William Wharton | Kirkus Reviews

Houseboat on Seine, a memoir, was published inabout Wharton’s purchase and renovation of a houseboat. May 20, Waugh Wright rated it it was amazing.

It’s not a huge book either.

Carol rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Kori added it Jul 26, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This is a very interesting book This book was really weird, and had a lot of “plot twists”. Doesn’t really matter, but largely responsible for my long standing love of foxes. I was captivated and read it all ffurbo a plane, but it is absolutely one of the weirdest books I’ve ever read. It seems to connect so many of his books in a rather bizarre way.


Only finished this book because it was a bookclub book.

For the reader, diabetic coma is a possibility be cautious after this saccharine fantasia, which is without a sense of humor or an added dimension. I had so many ideas of what was going to happen but I was not expecting the outcome at the end of the book. It’s one of the weirdest books I’ve ever read, still I couldn’t put it down.

Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia’ – Patrick Gale show more. A mutant fox, born in the first half of the 20th century, transmigrated bodily fifty thousand years into the future, brought back to live as William Wiley, a dead young soldier I really have no idea how to rate this book or even if I loved it or hated it.

Franky Furbo by William Wharton

Jen rated it really liked it May 28, I’m not someone into war themes, especially reading them so the war flashback at the early part of the book was a bit hard for me to get through but before I knew it, I was so hooked into this book.


He volunteered William Wharton 7 November – 29 Octoberthe pen name of the author Albert William Du Aime pronounced as doo-EMwas an American-born author best known for his first novel Birdy, which was also successful as a film. Erin rated it really liked it Nov 01, Books by William Wharton. I believe in Franky Furbo. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. It is not a high form of literature, but it is a very, very interesting read.

Wharton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Feb 25, Rebecca Isles rated it did not like it.

Rali rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Aug 13, Barbara rated it it was amazing. William then has furbk crisis of faith We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I can’t believe the man who wrote the wonderful novels Birdy and A Midnight Clear could write such a convoluted, contrived, just-plain-silly fantasy novel.