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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Magda added it Apr 08, Franky cures the soldiers after shrinking them and taking them back to his tree then sends them back to their lives.

Franky Furbo

KIRKUS REVIEW A painter named William Wiley lives with his free-spirited American family in rural Italy, making a living by writing children’s books–and for years enchanting his family with the tales of Franky Furbo, an archetypal, wise old fox that Wiley claims to have spoken to during the War–and that he claims in fact to have been rescued by in body and mind.

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Jul 05, Calahtenney rated it it was amazing. Well, let’s just say it generated a huge turn out at my book club so there’s must be something about it. Book ratings by Goodreads. Many aspects of the book are still fresh in my mind, two fudbo three years after reading.

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Erin Rebecca rated it it was amazing Mar 31, It seems to connect so many of his books in a rather bizarre fkrbo. This book was weird. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia’ – Patrick Gale show more.


Valerie rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Halefa rated it liked it Aug 08, Only finished this book because it was a bookclub book. He volunteered William Frankj 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.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books ffurbo Wharton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton’s decline as an imaginative writer seems to throw him only toward wilder speculations, sillier scenarios. Fuebo to Read saving…. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

Sasha rated it liked it Oct 31, Franky finds children, by far, much more pleasant and intelligent than most adults, but they are easily ruined by their families, schools, and society. Furrbo last time I read a book this strange it was David rated it really liked it May 27, We read this book years ago, and then lost it.

Apr 11, Aleksandra rated it really liked it Shelves: It could be a masterpiece and you could love it if you consider the way the author managed to implement a story inside a story and make it all perfectly logical yet magical and unpredictable to the very end.

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Jen rated it really liked curbo May 28, Feanky book is so interesting and gripping. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I loved the ending and felt it was really well done. It is hard to find, and took me several years to get a good copy, but I read it in one night, and found myself enjoying it. Tom Tanguay and my mother. Looking for beautiful books?


Feb 25, Rebecca Isles rated it did not like it. Obviously the plot is something completely fiction, the dialogue is cheesy, starting with “Catherine my dearest, I need you to believe in I believe in Franky Furbo.

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Franky Furbo by William Wharton

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 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.

William Wharton is like no other. A story about a magical fox, or a man’s hallucinations about a magical fox–or is he real after all? 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.

Stories, war, foxes, what more do you need?


It was a hard start, but you eventually adapt. May 20, Waugh Wright rated it it was amazing. Unquestionably one of my favorite books, by one of my favorite authors; magic or crazy? It’s an unhappy thing to see.