When Harry Whittaker, much loved star of stage and screen, dies suddenly of a heart attack, he finds himself still in this world. Trapped in a bizarre afterlife, he struggles to free himself. Meanwhile, his estranged son Richard is also trying to escape - from his failing cafe, his dotty mother and the wrong girlfriend. Perhaps what they all need is a guardian angel.
`Hugely enjoyable. I loved the idea behind this novel, so funny and original. Bobbie Darbyshire writes with wit, wisdom and warmth.'-Sarah Rayner, author of One Moment, One Morning; `I romped through this! A mad handful of compelling characters, a generous helping of humanity, and a perfect ending. A warm-hearted read that fizzes with life.'-Ali Bacon, author of In the Blink of an Eye and A Kettle of Fish; `The Posthumous Adventures of Harry Whittaker is an amusing and astute book, lively and full of memorable characters.' -Portobello Book Blog