The Complete Short Stories, (Paperback)

Evelyn Waugh

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In this unique collection of short stories composed between 1910-62, Evelyn Waugh's early juvenilia are brought together with later pieces, some of which became the inspirations for his novels. 'Mr Loveday's Little Outing' is a blackly comic tale of a mental asylum and its favourite resident; 'Cruise' sees a hilarious series of letters from a naive young woman as she travels with her family; 'A House of Gentlefolks' observes a group of elderly eccentric aristocrats and their young heir; and in 'The Sympathetic Passenger' a radio-loathing retiree picks up exactly the wrong hitchhiker. These witty and immaculately crafted stories display the finest writing of a master of satire and comic twists.


Product Details

  • Product code: BGROT
  • ISBN: 9780141193687
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 574
  • Publish date: Thu Aug 05 00:00:00 BST 2010
  • Book points: 11

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