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Rezultat pretrage Evelyn Waugh

WHEN THE GOING WAS GOOD (C20) Autor:Evelyn Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    Between 1929 and 1935 Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences. In this collection he writes, with his customary wit and perception, about a cruise around the Mediterranean; a train trip from Djibouti to Abyssinia to attend Emperor Haile Selassie's coronation in 19 ...
WAUGH IN ABYSSINIA Autor:Evelyn Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    In 1935 Italy declared war on Abyssinia and Evelyn Waugh was sent to Addis Ababa to cover the conflict. His acerbic account of the intrigue and political machinations leading up to the crisis is coupled with amusing descriptions of the often bizarre and seldom straightforward life of a war correspon ...
SWORD OF HONOUR Autor:Evelyn Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    Waugh’s own unhappy experience of being a soldier is superbly re-enacted in this story of Guy Crouchback, a Catholic and a gentleman, commissioned into the Royal Corps of Halberdiers during the war years 1939–45. High comedy – in the company of Brigadier Ritchie-Hook or the denizens of Bellamy ...
REMOTE PEOPLE Autor:Evelyn Waugh
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    Perhaps the funniest travel book ever written, Remote People begins with a vivid account of the coronation of Emperor Ras Tafari – Haile Selassie I, King of Kings – an event covered by Evelyn Waugh in 1930 as special correspondent for The Times. It continues with subsequent travels throughout Af ...
OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN Autor:Evelyn Waugh
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    Guy Crouchback is now attached to a commando unit undergoing training on the Hebridean isle of Mugg, where the whisky flows freely and HM forces have to show respect for the laird. But the comedy of Mugg is followed by the bitterness of Crete. ...
MEN AT ARMS Autor:Evelyn Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    Guy Crouchback, determined to get into the war, takes a commission in the Royal Corps of Halberdiers. His spirits high, he sees all the trimmings but none of the action. And his first campaign, an abortive affair on the West African coastline, ends with an escapade which seriously blots his Halberdi ...
DECLINE AND FALL Autor:Evelyn Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    ‘Instead of inquiring why the Roman empire was destroyed, we should rather be surprised that it had subsisted so long’ Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire compresses thirteen turbulent centuries into an epic narrative shot through with insight, irony and incisive character ...
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED Autor:Evelyun Waugh
Izdavač: Penguin Group
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    The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited looks back to the golden age before the Second World War. It tells the story of Charles Ryder's infatuation with the Marchmains and the rapidly-disappearing world of privilege they inhabit. Enchanted first by Sebastian ...
A LITTLE ORDER Autor:Evelyn Waugh
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    Whether celebrating Hogarth or savaging Hollywood, mocking modern manners or inviting readers to 'come inside' the Catholic Church, Evelyn Waugh was incapable of writing a dull sentence. Although he loved to play up to his image as an arch-reactionary, his defence of traditional English architecture ...
A LITTLE LEARNING Autor:Evelyn Waugh
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    ‚‚Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography.‚‚ Waugh begins his story with heredity, writing of the energetic, literary and sometimes eccentric men and women who, unknown to themselves, contributed to his genius. Save for a few pa ...