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Waugh, Evelyn 1903-1966

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Brideshead revisited : the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

342 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 6,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the aristocratic Catholic family of Lord Marchmain, set in the period between World War I and World War II
A handful of dust by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

415 editions published between 1934 and 2019 in 13 languages and held by 4,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laced with cynicism and truth, A Handful of Dust satirizes a certain stratum of English life where all the characters have money, but lack practically every other credential
The loved one : an Anglo-American tragedy by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

356 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 4,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of a friend, the poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades Memorial Park. Within its golden gates, death, American-style, is wrapped up and sold like a package holiday--and Dennis gets drawn into a bizarre love triangle with Aimée Thanatogenos, a naïve Californian corpse beautician, and Mr. Joyboy, a master of the embalmer's art
Decline and fall by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

370 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episodic story of the hilarious misadventures of Paul Pennyfeather, whose feckless odyssey begins when he loses his trousers
Vile bodies by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

314 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic aspects of London society during the thirties are treated in Waugh's early novel
Scoop by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

251 editions published between 1933 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 3,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evelyn Waugh was one of literature's great curmudgeons and a scathingly funny satirist. Scoop is a comedy of England's newspaper business of the 1930s and the story of William Boot, a innocent hick from the country who writes careful essays about the habits of the badger. Through a series of accidents and mistaken identity, Boot is hired as a war correspondent for a Fleet Street newspaper. The uncomprehending Boot is sent to the fictional African country of Ishmaelia to cover an expected revolution. Although he has no idea what he is doing and he can't understand the incomprehensible telegrams from his London editors, Boot eventually gets the big story."
Men at arms : a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

168 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book in the author's trilogy about war, religion and politics focuses on Guy Croughback, a 35-year old divorced Catholic, and Apthorpe, an eccentric African. Together they make quite a team
Officers and gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

150 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Crouchback trains as a commando and joins a special assault team on a mission in Crete
Black mischief by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

246 editions published between 1932 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a little misguided help from some friends, Black Emperor Seth attempts to modernize the kingdom of Azania, off the African coast. The result is home-made currency, a birth control gala festival, the rightful ruler's demise at his own coronation ceremony, and a good deal more mischief from the wit of satirist Evelyn Waugh
Put out more flags by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

200 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to the characters of Decline and Fall (1928) and Vile Bodies (1930) when the Second World War broke out? Put Out More Flags shows them adjusting to the changing social patterns of the times. Some of them play a courageous part; others, like Basil Seal, disclose their incorrigible habit of self-preservation in all possible circumstances
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

225 editions published between 1000 and 2020 in 21 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder, and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Edmund Campion by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

157 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Waugh wrote two biographies of very different English Roman Catholics. Edmund Campion (1540-1581) was a Jesuit priest who, in the turbulent years before the Spanish Armada, was charged with treason and executed. Waugh's book is an elegant homage to a man he revered as a hero and a martyr. Ronald Knox (1888-1957) was regarded as the most distinguished Anglican clerical convert to Catholicism since Newman. His literary output was huge, ranging from a monumental translation of the Vulgate Bible to his much-admired crime novels that bear comparison to the Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton. Waugh's biography is an amusing and admiring study of his famously witty friend."--Jacket
Helena, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

128 editions published between 1950 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the Empress Helena coincided with the recognition of Christianity as the religion of the Roman Empire. Helena made the historic pilgrimage to Palestine, found pieces of wood from the true cross, and built churches at Bethlehem and Olivet
The end of the battle by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English soldiers on dangerous missions during the Second World War
The ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold; a conversation piece by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert Pinfold, an English writer suffering from a surfeit of sleeping pills, recounts his hallucinatory experiences while embarked on a boat for Ceylon
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Recording )

107 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the Marckmain family, as narrated by friend Charles Ryder. Aristocratic, beautiful, and charming, the Marchmains are indeed a symbol of England and her decline; the novel a mirror of the upper-class of the 1920s and the abdication of responsibility in the 1930s
The complete stories of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories by a British satirist. In The Man Who Liked Dickens, a man farming in the Amazon saves an explorer, then holds him captive to have him read Dickens to him, while in Out of Depth a magician at a London party sends an annoying guest to the 25th century
The essays, articles, and reviews of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unconditional surrender : the conclusion of Men at arms and Officers and gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh( Book )

133 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Crouchback has lost his Halberdier idealism. A desk job in London gives him the chance of reconciliation with his former wife. Then, in Yugoslavia, as a liaison officer with the partisans, he finally becomes aware of the futility of a war he once saw in terms of honour
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Brideshead revisited : the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder, a novel
A handful of dustThe loved one : an Anglo-American tragedyDecline and fallVile bodiesScoopMen at arms : a novelOfficers and gentlemenBlack mischief
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