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"We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them." -- Evelyn Waugh
Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh () (28 October 1903 — 10 April 1966) was an English writer, best known for such darkly humorous and satirical novels as Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies, Scoop, A Handful of Dust, and The Loved One, as well as for serious works, such as Brideshead Revisited and the Sword of Honour trilogy that clearly manifest his Catholic convictions. Many of Waugh's novels depict British aristocracy and high society, which he satirises but to which he was also strongly attracted. In addition, he wrote short stories, three biographies, and the first volume of an unfinished autobiography. His travel literature, extensive diaries and correspondence have also been published.

Waugh's works were very successful with the reading public and he was widely admired as a humorist and as a prose stylist, but as his social conservatism and religiosity became more overt, his works grew more controversial with critics. In his notes for an unpublished review of Brideshead Revisited, George Orwell declared that Waugh was "about as good a novelist as one can be while holding untenable opinions." Martin Amis found that the snobbery of Brideshead was "a failure of imagination, an artistic failure" while also remarking "Waugh wrote Brideshead with great speed, unfamiliar excitement, and a deep conviction of its excellence ... Lasting schlock, the really good bad book, cannot be written otherwise." On the other hand, American literary critic Edmund Wilson pronounced Waugh "the only first-rate comic genius that has appeared in English since Bernard Shaw." Time magazine, in a 1966 obituary, summarised his oeuvre by claiming that Waugh had "developed a wickedly hilarious yet fundamentally religious assault on a century that, in his opinion, had ripped up the nourishing taproot of tradition and let wither all the dear things of the world." Harold Bloom has listed the novels Vile Bodies, Scoop, A Handful of Dust, and Put Out More Flags as part of the Western Canon.

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Total Books: 485
Journal de Guerre
2019 - Journal De Guerre [1939-1945 - Memoires de Guerre - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782251449869
ISBN-10: 2251449868
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction

Brideshead Revisited
2017 - Brideshead Revisited [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787540485344
ISBN-10: 7540485345
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Brideshead Revisited The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
2017 - Brideshead Revisited the Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder [Penguin Clothbound Classics] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780241284629
ISBN-10: 0241284627
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tod in Hollywood Eine angloamerikanische Tragdie
2015 - Tod in Hollywood Eine Angloamerikanische Tragdie (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783257069471
ISBN-10: 3257069472
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Mit wehenden Fahnen
2015 - Mit Wehenden Fahnen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783257243086
ISBN-10: 3257243081
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Schwarzes Unheil
2014 - Schwarzes Unheil (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783257242768
ISBN-10: 325724276X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Wiedersehen mit Brideshead Die heiligen und profanen Erinnerungen des Hauptmanns Charles Ryder
The Flesh of Evil
2014 - The Flesh of Evil [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787532764143
ISBN-10: 7532764141

2013 - Scoop (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9783257242744
ISBN-10: 3257242743
Genre: Literature & Fiction

ScottKings moderne Welt
2013 - Scottkings Moderne Welt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783257242751
ISBN-10: 3257242751

Black Mischief
2013 - Black Mischief [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787532763931
ISBN-10: 7532763935

The Complete Stories
2013 - The Complete Stories (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781619695849
ISBN-10: 1619695847
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Handful of Dust
2012 - A Handful of Dust (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780316216265
ISBN-10: 0316216267
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Decline and Fall
2012 - Decline and Fall (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316216302
ISBN-10: 0316216305
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Vile Bodies
2012 - Vile Bodies (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316216333
ISBN-10: 031621633X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Put Out More Flags
2012 - Put Out More Flags (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780316216418
ISBN-10: 0316216410
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

The Loved One
2012 - The Loved One (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780316216463
ISBN-10: 0316216461
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

2012 - Helena (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316216494
ISBN-10: 0316216496
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles

Men At Arms
2012 - Men at Arms [Sword of Honor] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780316216579
ISBN-10: 0316216577
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Officers and Gentlemen
2012 - Officers and Gentlemen [Sword of Honour] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780316216616
ISBN-10: 0316216615
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold
2011 - Rossetti His Life and Works [Penguin Classics Waugh 01 - French Edition] (Hardcover)
2010 - Modern Classics When the Going Was Good [Twentieth Century Classics] (Paperback)
2009 - Oficiales Y Caballeros / Officers and Gentlemen [Letras Universales / Universal Writings - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Retorno a Brideshead [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2008 - Best of Evelyn Waugh [Classic Author] (Audio CD)
2006 - Modern Classics Ordeal of Gilbert Pinford [Penguin Modern Classics Fiction] (Paperback)
2005 - Two Lives Edmund Campion Ronald Knox [Continuum Compact] (Paperback)
2005 - Retour Brideshead [French Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Hombres En Armas / Armed Men [Letras Universales - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Scoop Complete Unabridged [Cover to Cover] (Audio Cassette)
2001 - Dandys (Paperback)
2001 - The Sword of Honour [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - Scoop a Novel About Journalists [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - Waugh in Abyssinia [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - The Complete Short Stories [Everyman's Library] (Hardcover)
2000 - The Loved One an Angloamerican Tragedy [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - A Little Order Selected Journalism [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
1998 - Retour a Brideshead [French Edition] (Paperback)
1995 - Labels a Mediterranean Journal [Penguin Twentieth Century Classics] (Paperback)
1994 - The Sword of Honour Trilogy [Everyman's Library] (Hardcover)
1994 - Cascades the Loved One [Collins Cascades] (Hardcover)
1991 - Labels (Hardcover)Paperback
1984 - Diaries of Evelyn Waugh [Lives & Letters S] (Paperback)
1982 - Prb (Hardcover)
1979 - The End of the Battle [Sword of Honour, Bk 3] (Paperback)
Ninety Two Days [Penguin Twentieth Century Classics] (Hardcover)
Decline and Fall Evelyn Waugh [Penguin Classics Waugh 02] (Paperback)
Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh [Penguin Classics Waugh 03] (Hardcover)
Helena a Novel [Thomas More books to live] (Other)
Grandeur Et Decadence [domaine etranger, 10/18 - 1537] (Paperback)
Ispytanie Gilberta Pinfolda Zhanrovaia Kartina [Klassiki mirovoi literatury xx. veka] (Other)
Noticia Bomba [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Los Seres Queridos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Elena [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Gente Remota [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Noventa Y Dos Dias [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)