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The Loved One - Evelyn Waugh
The Loved One
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3.33 15
ISBN: 9780140008234 (0140008233)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 127
Edition language: English
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The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
I finally made it all the way through one of Waugh's books. Granted, it's only a novella, but at least I finished it. I've tried to read a couple of his other novels and lost interest early on. They consist of skillful but very dry writing punctuated by infrequent guffaw-worthy moments. The Loved On...
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Minor Characters rated it
Waugh has the dry, underhanded wit that I adore, the sly sort of humor that can be easily missed by the distracted or the terminally stupid. And as morbid as it may be, the scene surrounding the preparations for the Loved One's final arrangements had me laughing out loud through the duration, a per...
All the Time in the World
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5.0 The Loved One
Scathing, vicious, bitterly hilarious, painfully accurate: The Loved One skewers the "death industry", American Anglophiles, the cult of celebrity, conformity, etc. etc. etc. If you like a good bitchy read, this is it.
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