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The loved one : an Anglo-American tragedy

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Depicting romance in a mortuary could be gruesome but the author succeeds both in poking satirical fun at the maudlin pretentiousness of the funeral industry and in delighting the reader with a hilarious love story." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 3d ed. *** "Mr. Joyboy, an embalmer, and Aimee Thanatogenos, crematorium cosmetician, find their romance complicated by the appearance of a young English poet."
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Waugh
ISBN: 0316926086 9780316926089
OCLC Number: 42777912
Description: 164 pages : portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Evelyn Waugh.

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"Depicting romance in a mortuary could be gruesome but the author succeeds both in poking satirical fun at the maudlin pretentiousness of the funeral industry and in delighting the reader with a hilarious love story." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 3d ed. *** "Mr. Joyboy, an embalmer, and Aimee Thanatogenos, crematorium cosmetician, find their romance complicated by the appearance of a young English poet."

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