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Waugh, Evelyn 1903-1966

Works: 1,402 works in 7,991 publications in 23 languages and 134,433 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Satire  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Satirical literature  War fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Editor, Interviewee, Contributor, Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Correspondent, Compiler, Adapter
Classifications: PR6045.A97, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead revisited; the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
411 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 8,312 libraries worldwide
A story about the aristocratic Catholic family of Lord Marchmain, set in the period between World War I and World War II
A handful of dust by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
410 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 4,957 libraries worldwide
Laced with cynicism and truth, A Handful of Dust satirizes a certain stratum of English life where all the characters have money, but lack practically every other credential
The loved one : an Anglo-American tragedy by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
425 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 4,733 libraries worldwide
Following the death of a friend, poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering into the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades Memorial Park
Decline and fall by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
357 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,932 libraries worldwide
An episodic story of the hilarious misadventures of Paul Pennyfeather, whose feckless odyssey begins when he loses his trousers
Vile bodies by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
296 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,356 libraries worldwide
The comic aspects of London society during the thirties are treated in Waugh's early novel
Scoop by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
289 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,266 libraries worldwide
"Evelyn Waugh was one of literature's great curmudgeons and a scathingly funny satirist. Scoop is a comedy of England's newspaper business of the 1930s and the story of William Boot, a innocent hick from the country who writes careful essays about the habits of the badger. Through a series of accidents and mistaken identity, Boot is hired as a war correspondent for a Fleet Street newspaper. The uncomprehending Boot is sent to the fictional African country of Ishmaelia to cover an expected revolution. Although he has no idea what he is doing and he can't understand the incomprehensible telegrams from his London editors, Boot eventually gets the big story."
Men at arms, : a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
171 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,766 libraries worldwide
The first book in the author's trilogy about war, religion and politics focuses on Guy Croughback, a 35-year old divorced Catholic, and Apthorpe, an eccentric African. Together they make quite a team
Officers and gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
146 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,597 libraries worldwide
Guy Crouchback trains as a commando and joins a special assault team on a mission in Crete
Black mischief by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
261 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,482 libraries worldwide
With a little misguided help from some friends, Black Emperor Seth attempts to modernize the kingdom of Azania, off the African coast. The result is home-made currency, a birth control gala festival, the rightful ruler's demise at his own coronation ceremony, and a good deal more mischief from the wit of satirist Evelyn Waugh
Put out more flags by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
193 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,346 libraries worldwide
What happened to the characters of Decline and Fall (1928) and Vile Bodies (1930) when the Second World War broke out? Put Out More Flags shows them adjusting to the changing social patterns of the times. Some of them play a courageous part; others, like Basil Seal, disclose their incorrigible habit of self-preservation in all possible circumstances
Helena, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
138 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
The life of the Empress Helena coincided with the recognition of Christianity as the religion of the Roman Empire. Helena made the historic pilgrimage to Palestine, found pieces of wood from the true cross, and built churches at Bethlehem and Olivet
Edmund Campion by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
147 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
Hay pocos periodos de la historia de Inglaterra que sean tan atrayentes como el que protagonizó la reina Isabel I. La misma personalidad de la reina promete escenas de poder, intrigas, escenas heroícas y amorosas
The end of the battle by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
English soldiers on dangerous missions during the Second World War
The ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold; a conversation piece by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
35 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Gilbert Pinfold, an English writer suffering from a surfeit of sleeping pills, recounts his hallucinatory experiences while embarked on a boat for Ceylon
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Sound Recording )
98 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 libraries worldwide
Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the Marckmain family, as narrated by friend Charles Ryder. Aristocratic, beautiful, and charming, the Marchmains are indeed a symbol of England and her decline; the novel a mirror of the upper-class of the 1920s and the abdication of responsibility in the 1930s
The complete stories of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
Stories by a British satirist. In The Man Who Liked Dickens, a man farming in the Amazon saves an explorer, then holds him captive to have him read Dickens to him, while in Out of Depth a magician at a London party sends an annoying guest to the 25th century
Unconditional surrender by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
127 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Guy Crouchback has lost his Halberdier idealism. A desk job in London gives him the chance of reconciliation with his former wife. Then, in Yugoslavia, as a liaison officer with the partisans, he finally becomes aware of the futility of a war he once saw in terms of honour
The essays, articles, and reviews of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
A little order : a selection from his journalism by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
23 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Evelin Vo
Evelyn Waugh
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Evelyn Waugh britischer Schriftsteller
Evelyn Waugh British writer
Evelyn Waugh Brits auteur
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Evelyn Waugh escriptor britànic
Evelyn Waugh escritor británico
Evelyn Waugh scrittore britannico
Evelyn Waugh Suurbritannia kirjanik
Saint John, Arthur 1903-1966
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Italian (79)
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