Evelyn Waugh a reference guide by Margaret Morriss

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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 -- Bibliography

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Includes index.

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StatementMargaret Morriss, D.J. Dooley.
SeriesA Reference guide to literature
ContributionsDooley, D. J. 1921-
LC ClassificationsZ8953.5 .M67 1984, PR6045.A97 .M67 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3183928M
ISBN 100816183414
LC Control Number83026689

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The following lists his fiction, travel and biographical works, together with selected articles and reviews.

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Contradictory as it may sound, this may well be the most popular book Waugh has written and at the same time the most serious. There is none of the intense if sterile brilliance of his earlier books — their world of sybaritic pleasures and empty lives.

Here, if unobtrusively, is the corrective of faith &# Author: Evelyn Waugh.Evelyn Waugh (–) was born October 28, in London, England. After short periods as an art student and schoolmaster, he devoted himself to travel and to the writing of novels.

His novels are unusually highly wrought and precisely written.

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