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Book Review: Black Mischief, Scoop, The Loved One, The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold

Black Mischief, Scoop, The Loved One, The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold, by Evelyn Waugh Coming in at 620 pages, this book is a large omnibus collection of four of the author’s works published by Everyman’s Library, which has done a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Handful Of Dust

A Handful Of Dust, by Evelyn Waugh There are some writers whose writing hits a bit close to home, and Evelyn Waugh is definitely someone who I think I can relate to and whose writing I greatly appreciate.  This novel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Scoop

Scoop, by Evelyn Waugh This uproariously funny novel is an example of what happens when someone uses their imagination and their experience to the best possible outcome.  In the mid 1930’s, Waugh was sent without experience as a correspondent to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Decline And Fall

Decline And Fall, by Evelyn Waugh If Candide were written by a cynical English public school graduate of the first half of the twentieth century, it would end up something like this.  This novel was the first novel and only … Continue reading

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