The Great Pursuit - SHARPE, TomPan, 1979, Paperback.
Frensic is a snuff-taking, port-drinking literary agent with 'a nose for a bestseller'. He receives a manuscript from an anonymous author's solicitor - "an odyssey of lust…. A filthy story with an even filthier style"Forseeing huge profits in the US, Frensic places the book with Hutchmeyer, "the most illiterate publisher in the world", who insists that the book's author go on a promotional tour of the States. Frensic produces Peter Piper who agrees to be passed off as the author of Pause O Men for the Virgin.