Put Out More Flags (Penguin Modern Classics)
Publish date: May 4th 2004
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, World War II
I recently read, and very much enjoyed Sword of Honour, like this book, Sword of Honour is a satirical novel about the Second World War. The books that comprise the Sword of Honour trilogy were written in the 1950s and 1960s when Evelyn Waugh was able to put the Second World War into some kind of pe...
ROYAL MARINE CORPS Per Mare, Per TerramMemorandum for:Flow Bookshop, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of ChinaSubject:Recommendation for Special Duty1. I am privileged to write in support of one of our members, CAPT Evelyn Waugh. CAPT Waugh was assigned to our naval b...
"Fuckly well traveling all the fucking day. No fucking supper. Fucked about on the fucking quay. Now a fuck won't let me have a fucking smoke. I'm fucking fucked with being fucked about by these fuckers." Except all the fucks are blanked out in the text because of properness or something.
The general image of Britain at the beginning of the second World War is very different from the polite, quietly ridiculous society portrayed here. The story follows an aging rascal (Basil, who I came to hate), his aristocratic family, and his friend Ambrose, a flamboyantly gay writer. The talk is...
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