Tactical Exercise & Other Late Stories

Tactical Exercise & Other Late Stories

Book - 2011
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Composed between 1939-62, the late stories of Evelyn Waugh are in turn blackly comic and bitingly satirical. In 'The Sympathetic Passenger' a radio-loathing retiree picks up exactly the wrong hitchhiker, while 'Charles Ryder's Schooldays' provides a hilarious and fragmentary insight into life before Brideshead. These witty and immaculately crafted stories display the finest writing of a master of satire and comic twists.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2011
Description: v, 409 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780141193571
Branch Call Number: Waug


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