The Complete Stories of Evelyn Waugh

The Complete Stories of Evelyn Waugh

eBook - 1999
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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.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., [1999]
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780446960304
0446960306
Characteristics: 535 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The stories. The balance ; A house of gentlefolks ; The manager of "The Kremlin" ; Love in the slump ; Too much tolerance ; Excursion in Reality ; Incident in Azania ; Bella Fleace gave a party ; Cruise ; The man who liked Dickens ; Out of depth ; By special request ; Period piece ; On guard ; Mr. Loveday's little outing ; Winner takes all ; An Englishman's home ; The sympathetic passenger ; My father's house ; Lucy Simmonds ; Charles Ryder's schooldays ; Scott-King's modern Europe ; Tactical exercise ; Compassion ; Love among the ruins ; Basil Seal rides again
Juvenilia. The curse of the horse race ; Fidon's confetion ; Multa pecunia ; Fragment of a novel ; Essay ; The house : an anti-climax
Oxford stories. Portrait of young man with career ; Antony, who sought things that were lost ; Edward of unique achievement ; Fragments : they dine with the past ; Conspiracy to murder ; Unacademic exercise : a nature story ; The national game.
Summary: 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.

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