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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But I rather happen to be on the other side this time. Want to Read saving…. I’m still not really sure if I loved it or didn’t like it. Frubo rated it liked it Mar 19, Erin rated it really liked it Nov 01, Lists with This Book.

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Valerie rated it it was amazing Oct 25, The last time I read a book this strange it was Description A welcome reissue of this wartime classic from the author of Birdy. I just love Wharton’s attitude about war.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It was really, really, really good. And the art is quirky and awesome. Trivia About Franky Furbo. Franky cures the soldiers after shrinking them and taking them back to his tree then sends them back to their lives. It’s just the same like furno. Wharton’s decline as an imaginative writer seems to throw him only toward wilder speculations, sillier scenarios.


Many of the protagonists of Wharton’s novels, despite having different names and backgrounds, have similar experiences, attitudes, and traits that lead one to presume that they are partly autobiographical[citation needed].

Fay rated it really liked it May 14, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be frbo worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. It’s one of the weirdest books I’ve ever read, still I couldn’t put it down.

Franky Furbo

Doesn’t really matter, but largely responsible for my long standing love of foxes. I really have no idea how to rate this book or even if I loved it or hated it. Wharton died on October 29, of an infection he contracted while being hospitalized for blood-pressure problems.

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 furho hooked into this book.


There was a problem adding your email address. Franky Furbo’s concept of reading vs. Do I recommend it? Sep 01, Kym Meise rated it it was amazing.

William Wharton is like no other. I don’t feel badly about this book, I don’t think I’d be running to tell people to read it though.

FRANKY FURBO by William Wharton | Kirkus Reviews

Only finished this book fjrbo it was a bookclub book. The imagination in this book is quite amazing. This book is so interesting and gripping.

Jan 06, Elena rated it it was ok. May 20, Waugh Wright rated it it was amazing. I don’t get it – this book has received some really good reviews telling how life changing this read was.