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Tom Sharpe, Porterhouse Blue novelist, dies aged 85

The British author Tom Sharpe, writer of the 1974 novel Porterhouse Blue, has died aged 85.

Sharpe, who was born in London in 1928, died in the coastal town of Llafranc in north eastern Spain on Thursday.

Nick Higham looks back at his life.

  • 06 Jun 2013