Edition language: English
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For nearly two weeks now, the bent and creased copy of Scoop sitting on my desk has been staring at me. Patiently. Waiting whether I was going to write a review or not. On finishing the book I had exactly two feelings about it: 1. As far as satire of the press goes, Waugh created the most deli...
Possibly the most funny out of everything I've read by Eeeeeeeeevlyn Waugh and I find journalists boring.
bookshelves: published-1937, play-dramatisation, fraudio, amusing, war Read in August, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** togsA NEW Dramatisation by Jeremy Front of Evelyn Waugh's satirical 1938 novel.Unambitious writer William Boot is mistaken for a successful journalist and sent to cover a war in Africa....
Brilliantly observed and written. This is only the second novel by Waugh I've read. He is quite possibly one of the sharpest writers I have ever read.