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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THe science fiction aspect is done better in other novels, though that is fine as it is not really what the book is about. He served in France and Germany in World War II in the 87th Infantry Division, was a painter, spent part frranky his adult life living on a houseboat as an artist in France, raised several children not all of whom appreciated his philosophy of child-rearing frwnky, is a reasonably skilled carpenter and handyman, and has suffered from profound gastrointestinal problems.

Doesn’t really matter, but largely responsible for my long standing love of foxes. Feb 28, Jaxon Kramer rated it liked it.

Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia’ – Patrick Gale show more. It was really, really, really good. The last time I read a book this strange it was The concept is of a man separating his fantasy or reality of a fox.

The premise of this book is that the main character; William; during the war has met a magical fox named Franky Furbo. Franky cures the soldiers after shrinking them and taking them back to his tree then sends them back to their lives.


Franky Furbo by William Wharton

A Father’s True Story, in which he recounts the incidents leading up to the accident, his family’s subsequent grief, and the three years he devoted to pursuing redress in the Oregon court system for the field-burning that caused the accident. I don’t get it – this book has received some really good reviews telling how life changing this read was.

Many aspects of the book are still fresh in my mind, two or three years after reading. I enjoyed the description the author uses, how he illustrates physical feelings blended with emotion, tastes and memories, the love he feels for his wif The imagination in this book fanky quite amazing. By using our website you agree to frranky use of cookies. Looking for beautiful books? Iowill rated it franku was amazing Jan 08, Obviously furvo plot is something completely fiction, the dialogue is cheesy, starting with “Catherine my dearest, I need you to believe in It’s definitely worth a read.

This is not a straightforward book and does not fit in a particular genre. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Franky Furboplease sign up. Would not recommend – not my kind of book! Halefa rated it liked it Aug 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


It’s easy, interesting and most of all, totally bonkers. It’s one of the weirdest books I’ve frankt read, still I couldn’t put it down.

This was so intriguing and so bizarre. Franky Furbo by William Wharton. Anna rated it liked it Mar 19, William believes with all his heart that Franky really exists and upon fin I’m not someone into war themes, especially reading them so the war flashback fufbo 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. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Dec 05, Shauna Hruby rated it really liked it.

Houseboat on Seine, a memoir, was published inabout Wharton’s purchase and renovation of a houseboat. The book centres around a wounded American soldier who was found wounded, along with a German counterpart, by a magical talking fox named Franky Furbo. It is not a high form of literature, but it is a very, very interesting read.

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